Young Leader John Liu (YL '06) announces run for New York City Mayor

March 19, 2013 10:40 AM

“As mayor—I’ll do what I’ve always done—as a Councilmember and as Comptroller—stand up to every powerful person or entrenched interest who’s standing in the way of what’s right,” he said.

He also spoke of a need for unity in New York City, where the privileged and disadvantaged alike are given a fair shot at economic success, good schools, affordable housing, and safe neighborhoods, and where people “don’t have to worry about being stopped and frisked because you happen to be the wrong color.”

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