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Rosie Mendez

Rosie Mendez, city councilwoman. Fellow Charles H. Revson Program for Future of New York City, Columbia University, 2003-2004.


  • Mendez, Rosie was born on February 28, 1963 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Metropolitan Studies and Political Science, New York University. Juris Doctor, Rutgers School Law, Newark, 1995.


    • Former housing specialist Parodneck Foundation, New York City. IOLA legal services fellow Brooklyn Legal Services, 1995. Staff Legal Services Staff Association.

      Legislation aide, chief of staff to councilwoman Margarita Lopez New York City Council, 2003—2006, city councilwoman District 2, since 2006, chair public housing committee. Lower East Side Democratic district leader, 1997—2005. Intern Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund, National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, Legal Action Center.

      Public interest career counselor Rutgers School Law.


    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Rosie Mendez
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    Born February 28, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1995
      Rutgers School Law
    • 1995
      IOLA legal services fellow, Brooklyn Legal Services
    • 2003 - 2006
      legislation aide
    • 2006
      legislation aide