Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is set to visit the White House today.
President Barack Obama is hosting a meeting with a group of newly-elected mayors from around the country, including de Blasio.
They are expected to discuss ways of creating jobs and opportunity for middle class families.
"This is a president that I share a lot of values with," de Blasio said Thursday. "I think he's been saying, not just in recent days about inequality, but what he's been saying for years about inequality frames certainly a lot of what the discussion needs to be in this country."
De Blasio also mentioned health care and immigration reform as federal efforts that would particularly benefit New Yorkers.