Report: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Requests Photos of City Job Applicants to Ensure Diversity

Report: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Requests Photos of City Job Applicants to Ensure Diversity


New York City’s Democrat Mayor Eric Adams is reportedly requesting photos of city job applicants, as he wants to ensure that new members of the workforce are diverse — a move that seems to show the value of race and ethnicity over qualifications.

According to a report from Politico, most of the individuals — past and current city officials —  the outlet spoke to are unsettled by the mayor’s request, although it seems the mayor’s office is presenting the request as a way Adams can simply “begin to recognize folks [sic] faces.”

“Flagging that the Mayor would love all agencies upper leadership in this type of style,” an April 19 email from an Adams staffer reads. “Clarifying also that the avatars in the attached

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