Cynthia Nixon Campaign Hires L. Joy Williams As Senior Advisor

By Terrell Jermaine Starr

L. Joy Williams will join Cynthia Nixon’s New York gubernatorial campaign as a senior adviser, making decisions on everything from voter outreach, policy, fundraising and communications.

“We are thrilled to welcome L. Joy Williams as a senior adviser to the campaign. She has a long history of advocacy on issues of social justice and economic and educational equality,” Nixon exclusively told The Root. “A lifelong New Yorker, L. Joy has led efforts to train, advise and support women, [in] particular black women, to build their political power and increase civic engagement. We are so proud to welcome her to help lead our team.”

Cynthia NixonA lifelong Brooklynite, Williams, 39, has been a consultant in New York politics for more than a decade. Over the years, she has appeared on national television speaking on local and national campaign strategy and local voter outreach; she also has a weekly show called Sunday Civicswhich informs listeners on civic engagement and current political issues.

Source: The Root

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A lifelong Brooklynite, Williams, 39, has been a consultant in New York politics for more than a decade. Over the years, she has appeared on national television speaking on local and national campaign strategy and local voter outreach; she also has a weekly show called Sunday Civicswhich informs listeners on civic engagement and current political issues. Williams will keep her roles as president of the Brooklyn NAACP and board chair of Higher Heights, a national organization that helps black women win elected office, since those are both volunteer roles.

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