MANHATTAN, NY – Today, New York City’s first Public Advocate Mark Green endorsed Dan Quart for Manhattan District Attorney and released the following statement:
“Dan Quart has dedicated his career to serving both justice and his community. He’s the real deal-- smart, serious, judicious, industrious and fair-minded-- exactly what we need in an office with such a famous tradition. As Manhattan's next District Attorney, he will continue fighting on the front lines for criminal justice reform, standing up to hate, and holding law enforcement accountable.”
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 Robert Rodriguez, Ron Kim, Aravella Simotas, and Rebecca Seawright; New York City Council Member Diana Ayala; 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.