The Tish James Blog

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2008 New York City Council Member Letitia James Re-Launches Website With “Team Tish” Web Blog To Encourage Community Involvement

Council Member Letitia James, representing Brooklyn’s 35th District, is re-launching her website with an all-new “Team Tish” blog where constituents can get up-to-date information on the district and voice their opinions

(Brooklyn, NY) - Brooklyn Council Member Letitia James, representing the 35th District of Brooklyn, is re-launching her website at As with its predecessor, the website will be a source of information on the Council District as well as on Council Member James herself.

The site is now easier to navigate, primarily due to all updates being done through the “Team Tish” blog, where staff members will post on community happenings, educational and employment opportunities, open governmental meetings, and policy issues that Council Member James takes a leadership role in. Council Member James is known for being accessible to her constituents, and is often referred to informally by the name “Tish.” As such, the blog will be open for comments from constituents.

Team Tish represents my message, all the things I stand for and fight for in my district - fair and affordable housing, equal rights, educational and job opportunities,” said Council Member James adding, “If you stand with me on these issues, you are a part of Team Tish.”

The blog will also serve as a source of up-to-date information on Council Member James’ press events in the interest of assisting media outlets.

Council Member Letitia James’ website can be found at