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 Grenadian 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.
Jumaane D. Williams ( / dʒuˈmɑːni / joo-MAH-nee; born May 11, 1976) is an American activist and politician who has served as the New York City Public Advocate since 2019. He is a former member of the New York City Council from the 45th district, which includes East Flatbush, Flatbush, Flatlands, Marine Park, and Midwood in Brooklyn .
Jumaane Williams has served as New York City’s Public Advocate since 2019. Prior, he represented Brooklyn’s 45th District in the New York City Council from 2009-2019. Jumaane is a first-generation Brooklynite of Grenadian heritage.
Jumaane was elected New York City Public Advocate in 2019 on a platform of truly affordable, income targeted housing, anti-gun violence measures, fair policing, equity, and social justice issues. In the City Council, Jumaane passed nearly 70 bills to help build a more equitable, sustainable, and livable New York.
Nov 28, 2021 · New York City Public Advocate Jumaane William lives on the Fort Hamilton US Army Garrison in Brooklyn. Google Maps Williams, his lobbyist wife and stepdaughter occupy a corner townhouse on the...
Nov 2, 2021 · Jumaane Williams ( Democratic Party) is the New York City Public Advocate. He assumed office on March 6, 2019. His current term ends on January 1, 2026. Williams (Working Families Party, Democratic Party) ran for election for Governor of New York. He did not appear on the ballot for the general election on November 8, 2022.
Jul 16, 2021 · Williams, who some believe is eyeing a run for governor, and Sneed — a lobbyist with Greenberg Traurig who previously worked for the mayor and in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office — were...