We are a citywide coalition of Latino community leaders who have come together to address the problem of the under-representation of Latinos in NYC govern-ment in appointments and the general municipal workforce. We are also concerned about the lack of a unifying citywide Latino policy agenda for the city and are developing a process to generate an effective Latino voice on municipal policy issues. The goal is to make Latinos full partners in governing New York City.
If you support our mission, you are welcomed to join us in this campaign to help us in any way you can. Write to us to learn more at FairLatinoRepresentation@gmail.com.
In promoting our goal of increasing Latino representation in the New York city muncipal workforce, the Campaign has requested meetings with the four major agencies that oversee the city's diversity employment programs (and had a preliminary meeting with the Equal Employment Practicies Commission). However, an attempt to meet with these agencies and de Blasio deputy mayors in September 2015 resulting in the Campaign's representatives walking out because no deputy mayors were present.
These are the agencies that have been approached by the Campaign: