MANHATTAN - Today, Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa endorsed Dan Quart for Manhattan District Attorney at a petitioning launch in Inwood and released the following statement:
“Dan Quart grew up in Washington Heights-- he knows the challenges we have historically faced, and has been fighting for us his entire career. As a colleague and a friend in the Assembly, Dan and I have worked together to make Washington Heights, Inwood, and all of Manhattan safer and fairer for all. I know that as Manhattan District Attorney, Dan will work every day to keep our families safe while ensuring our communities do not continue to be negatively impacted by the criminal justice system. I am proud to endorse him.”
At time of announcement, Dan Quart has been endorsed for Manhattan District Attorney by: U.S. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney; activist and actor Michael K. Williams; New York State Senator José M. Serrano; New York State Assembly Members Ron Kim, Robert Rodriguez, Rebecca Seawright, and Aravella Simotas; New York City Council Member Diana Ayala; New York City’s first Public Advocate Mark Green; CWA Local 1101; IATSE Local 1; Chelsea Reform Democratic Club; El Nuevo Caribe Democratic Club; East River Democratic Club; Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club; Four Freedoms Democratic Club; Lexington Democratic Club; gender justice activists Leah Hebert, Elizabeth Crothers, and Rita Pasarell; and activists Jeffrey Deskovic, Colin Absalom, T.S. Candii, Derrick Hamilton, and Taylonn Murphy Sr.