2020 New York City Power 100

February 27, 2020  
Reception
The Flat NYC
23 W 24th Street, New York, NY 10010
Thursday
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Celebrating New York City's Most Influential People in Politics and Government
Event Description
On Thursday, February 27th, City & State will celebrate the annual NYC Power 100! The reception will coincide with the premier of the 2020 NYC Power 100 list in the February 24th issue of City & State Magazine, which will profile and rank New York's most influential leaders. The event will gather leaders in government relations, advocacy, academia, media, business and beyond to recognize the most influential leaders in New York City. Stay tuned to find out who made this year's list! 

 

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Speakers
Jumaane Williams
New York City Public Advocate
Jumaane D. Williams is the Public Advocate of the City of New York. Previously, he served on the NYC Council representing the 45th District. Jumaane is a first-generation Brooklynite of Genadian heritage. He graduated from the public school system, overcoming the difficulties of Tourette’s and ADHD to earn a Master’s Degree from Brooklyn College. He began his career as a community organizer at the Greater Flatbush Beacon School and later served as the Executive Director of NYS Tenants & Neighbors. There, he fought for truly affordable, income-targeted housing across New York City and State. In the NYC Council, Jumaane championed landmark legislation that fundamentally transformed policing in NYC. Jumaane sponsored the Community Safety Act, reforming the City’s Police Department by ending the abuse of Stop, Question & Frisk in communities of color and creating the NYPD’s Office of Inspector General to investigate unlawful & unethical behavior. Jumaane has led the fight for better policing and safer streets, affordable housing, and transparency and accountability in City government. As Public Advocate, Jumaane continues to be an activist-elected official who brings the voices of everyday New Yorkers to City government, fighting to make New York a truly progressive beacon for all.
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