Maya Wiley

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Maya Wiley
Personal details
Born (1964-01-02) January 2, 1964 (age 60)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Harlan Mandel
RelativesGeorge Wiley (father)
EducationDartmouth College (BA)
Columbia University (JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

Maya D. Wiley (born January 2, 1964) is an American lawyer, professor, civil rights activist, and politician. She was the counsel to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. She chaired the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) from 2016 to 2017.[1][2] She has worked for MSNBC as a legal analyst since August 2018.[3]

In October 2020, Wiley announced her candidacy for Mayor of New York City in the 2021 election. On July 6, 2021, Associated Press announced that Eric Adams won the Democratic primary.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mueller, Benjamin (August 31, 2017). "Chairwoman Steps Down at New York City Police Oversight Agency". The New York Times.
  2. "Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Two New Appointments To CCRB". The official website of the City of New York. September 26, 2017. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  3. MSNBC Public Relations [@MSNBCPR] (August 27, 2018). "We are excited to announce @TheNewSchool professor of Urban Policy and Management @mayawiley as our newest @NBCNews and @MSNBC Legal Analyst. Tune in to @TheBeatWithAri at 6pm ET on @MSNBC for her first appearance in her new role." (Tweet). Archived from the original on May 9, 2019. Retrieved June 9, 2021 – via Twitter.
  4. Matthews, Karen (6 July 2021). "Eric Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC's mayoral race". Associated Press. Retrieved 6 July 2021.