Riding the Roller Coaster – a Conversation with Angela Fernandez
Sunday, March 22 @ 8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT
Join me for a conversation + Q&A with Angela Fernandez, former big law attorney, now Commissioner of Human Rights for NYS. Angela is a powerful speaker who left big law to teach ESL (English as a Second Language), before winding her way to lead the Northern Manhattan Immigrants Rights Coalition and now, her current role. (Read more about Angela below.)
Her journey has been powerful, amazing and had its share of pain and disappointments. She is a compelling speaker and public servant for GOOD!
Join us for this call – it’s OPEN TO ALL. Grab a yummy beverage, take a break from Netflix and the other humans you are staying in place with, and login to Zoom.
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Angela Fernandez is the Commissioner of the Division of Human Rights. She previously served as Executive Director and Supervising Attorney of the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights. Ms. Fernandez developed the first of its kind in the nation, universal court-appointed representation program for detained immigrants. She also founded and managed two elementary schools in the South Bronx and Washington D.C., and spearheaded and implemented the first of its kind Women’s Studies Program at Rikers Island Correctional Facility for female detainees. Ms. Fernandez previously served in the office of U.S. Senator Bill Bradley and as District Chief of Staff for Congressman José Serrano. She is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law and has more than 20 years of experience advocating for human and civil rights in the United States and internationally.
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