New York City mayor Bill de Blasio talks about local government, youth participation in politics and the Trump administration.
Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. Since assuming office in 2014, Mayor de Blasio has worked on initiatives including Pre-K for All, Paid Sick Leave and Housing New York. Previously, Mayor de Blasio served as regional director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as head of Hillary Clinton’s campaign in 2000 for the U.S. Senate.
Pete Buttigieg talks about what called him to serve as Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, his previous military service and how to bring about change in local government.
Pete Buttigieg is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He was elected in 2011 at the age of 29, making him the youngest mayor of a city with over 100,000 residents in the U.S. The Washington Post called him “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” and he was named national Mayor of the Year by GovFresh.com. Buttigieg also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 2011 to 2017.
Julián Castro reflects on his time as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and talks about his future political plans.
Julián Castro served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017. Before moving to Washington, Castro served as Mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014. He currently lives in San Antonio with his family.