Equality, Inclusion

& Social Justice

Equal means equal

Since her early days in City Council, Carolyn Maloney has fought to uplift underserved and marginalized communities through advocacy, legislation and leading by example.


  • Banning discrimination against LGBTQ+ Americans with the Equality Act

  • Advocating for housing justice and NYCHA tenants

  • Supporting the defunding of private prisons

  • Passing criminal justice reform, legalizing marijuana and scrubbing prior convictions

  • Fighting anti-Semitism and hate with the Never Again Education Act

  • Bringing home funding to make the MTA fully ADA-compliant - like her 2nd Avenue Subway.

  • Cosponsoring the Disability Integration Act