We’ve collected the best Letitia James Quotes. Use them as an inspiration.
A comfortable retirement should not only be a luxury for the wealthy, but a reality for every New Yorker.
Though few hiring managers would deliberately choose to offer women less money than their male counterparts, when using salary history to determine compensation, they unintentionally preserve the status quo. Too often, women will have a lower salary history, and, therefore get a lower offer.
Wage violations are tantamount to theft.
New Yorkers would be shocked to learn of the conditions some construction workers in our city toil under.
All of my life and particularly throughout of my public career, I have been talking about the feminization of poverty. And one of the manifestations of the feminization of poverty is the issue of pay inequality in our society.
Our system of government works best when there are checks and balances led by independent entities that are empowered to conduct fair and rigorous oversight. These are the same principles enshrined in the founding document of our country – our Constitution.
I come from humble beginnings myself.
What’s historically been referred to as ‘gerrymandering’ can more aptly be labeled an incumbent protection program.
Gunfire tracking technology is improving every day and has been successful in many jurisdictions around the country.
I was not born with a silver spoon in my mouth.
We must ensure that we are hiring and retaining qualified, diverse candidates not only to teach in our classrooms, but to work at the DOE overseeing our students‘ education.
The scales of justice often, in my head, are unbalanced. And so my job is to try to balance out those scales.
Establishing the two Eids as official holidays will carry important practical and symbolic significance.
We must simply do every single thing in our power to protect our children from abuse and help them live healthy, prosperous lives.
Within New York City and state, families in need face a confusing hodgepodge of supplemental rental assistance programs, many of which are ineffective individually and all of which are clearly ineffective in the aggregate.
In light of the documented benefits of urban trees, we must also ensure that we increase green spaces in underserved communities throughout the city that lack adequate parks and other green spaces.
The reality is that I’ve been counted out for a very long time and people continue to underestimate me and I continue to overperform.
World Aids Day is both a day of remembrance and a day of hope.
Voting is a fundamental right in our democracy.
Wage discrimination lasts forever. The disparity haunts women beyond their years in the labor force, impacting how much they save for retirement and ultimately receive in Social Security benefits.
As Public Advocate for the City of New York, I will be working with the Administration for Children’s Services and others to bring about necessary reforms – and ensure that our city meets its most solemn responsibility – protecting the welfare of our children.
I’ve been independent all of my life.
Each day, millions of police officers do the selfless work of putting their lives on the line to protect civilians, frequently responding to or preventing crises completely with no recognition.
The NYPD has taken steps to engage marginalized communities and attempts to bridge gaps between these neighborhoods and those sworn to protect and serve them.
Under the not-so-watchful eye of ACS, children continue to die avoidable deaths. This is beyond unacceptable and betrays our moral conscience.
Some contractors force workers to provide paybacks to keep their jobs. Others intentionally misclassify workers in order to underpay them – by, for example, paying a skilled construction worker as a general laborer.
The Office of Attorney General should be independent and the Office of Attorney General should have the power to investigate without the approval of the governor of the state of New York. It’s absolutely critically important.
Brown v. Board of Education was arguably the most important decision of the Supreme Court in the 20th century.