Running for:

New York State Assembly District 70

Current Position:

State Assembly (D-NY) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:


Inez Dickens

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New York

Inez E. Dickens is a tireless fighter for basic civil and human rights, social justice, wage equity, inclusion and diversity. Beginning as a student activist at the sides of her father and mentor, the late Harlem businessman and New York State Assemblyman Lloyd E. Dickens, she has been active in economic development, supporting small businesses with a focus on minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) and strengthening New York’s celebrated village of Harlem. MWBEs remain Dickens’ main focus for political and economic empowerment for minorities. Dickens was first elected to office in 1990 as a state committeewoman and district leader. Dickens studied real estate and land economics at New York University and later completed her studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C.