Running for:

New York State Assembly District 55

Current Position:

State Assembly (D-NY) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:

Democrat

Latrice Walker

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New York

Latrice Monique Walker is a licensed attorney who has worked with local elected officials to preserve affordable housing while advocating for residents of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). Born and raised in Prospect Plaza, a NYCHA development demolished under a Federal HOPE VI grant, Walker has firsthand experience on the effects of displacement and the need for adequate legislative representation. As a litigator, she has helped tenants avoid eviction and defended young minority victims of “stop-and-frisk” practices. Walker was educated in the New York City public schools. She went on to receive her undergraduate degree from SUNY Purchase College, where she double-majored in Sociology and Political Science. She achieved a Juris Doctorate Degree in Law from Pace University.