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PRESS & AWARDS

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Awards

Queens Renaissance Leader – Southeast Queens Chamber of Commerce Awards (2019)

Times Ledger Queens Impact Award (2018)

Schneps Media Award (2018)

Big Awards (2018)

Glamour Women of the Year Award (2017)

We Are Emily Award (2017)

Albany’s rising stars top 40 under 40 by City & State (2015)

As Seen In

Press Release Nantasha Williams Receives Over 10 Endorsements, Backed by Numerous Unions

Description:  With two months until the primary election,  District 27 New York City Council Candidate announced today even more endorsements from labor unions and organizations. DC37 AFSCME AFL-CIO, 32BJ SEIU, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East,  United Federation of Teachers (UFT), Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) and Liuna-NY all voiced their support for Nantasha Williams candidacy.

Crowded field seeks primary nod in Southeast Queens’ 27th District

Description: With Councilman Daneek Miller (D-St.Albans) among more than a score of city officials term-limited out of office this year, 11 candidates have announced their intention to seek the Queens Democratic Party’s nomination to take his place. (March 2021) 

The Gilded Cast Podcast

Description: Listen to the conversation with Stephanie Miliano discussing  South African House music, homeownership, and upending the game

Queens Daily Eagle  Queens 21 in ‘21 endorsements unveiled, sparking praise and pushback

Description:  An organization founded to correct a major gender gap on the New York City Council released its much-anticipated endorsements Monday, sparking praise and pushback from candidates and political observers. (October 2020) 

NY Daily News ’We need more representation’: The ’21 in ’21′ initiative is to encourage more women to run for NYC Council

Description:  For a city that’s more than 50% female, there’s not a lot of women on the City Council — just 12 out of 50 members are women, to be exact. An initiative created to change the status quo endorsed 32 female candidates in the 2021 elections on Monday, vowing to help see at least 21 of them into office. (October 2020)

Press Release: The Forgotten Children’s March, A March for Black Foster Youth to Call for Reform at Brooklyn Borough Hall on September 26th, 2020

(September 2020)

QNS SEQ Fights COVID Coalition provides access to resources during coronavirus pandemic

Description: As new statistics from the city’s Department of Health show how neighborhoods in the Rockaways, Jamaica and Rochdale were ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, a number of Queens-based nonprofit organizations and community stakeholders launched the South East Queens Fights COVID Coalition Monday to connect local residents to pertinent information and resources related to the deadly outbreak. (May 2020)

QNS 2019 ‘ Power Women’ honored at awards and networking event in Flushing

Desription: Four hundred-fifty attendees ascended the towering Terrace on the Park ballroom for Schneps Media’s “Power Women of New York” Awards and Networking event. The event honored 44 of Queens’ top female professionals across the borough.

City and State NY 10 Queens Residents on the Rise 

Description: Who to watch in the burgeoning borough (July 2018) 

MSNBC Women March as Government Shuts Down

Description: Women’s March National Organizers, Nantasha Williams and Co-Chair Bob Bland sit down with Journalist Joy Reid and fellow panelist to discuss the government shut down. (January 2018)

MSNBC Massive Protests Across US on Trumps Anniversary

Description: Nantasha Williams interview with Journalist Ali Velshi to discuss the one year anniversary of Women’s March (January 2018)

CNN Protesters Demand Political Action for Women’s Rights

Description: Nantasha Williams speaks to CNN during the live Women’s March Power to the Polls Rally held at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas Nevada. (January 2018)

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