Hon. Nydia Velazquez
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In 1992, She became he first Puerto Rican Woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Named Ranking Democratic Member of the House Small Business Committee (1998).
Appointed Special Assistant to Congressman Edolphus Towns (1983).
First Latina appointed to serve on the New York City Council (1984).
Director of the Department of Puerto Rican Community Affairs (1986).
Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee.
Appearances on CUNY TV
- Congresswoman, Nydia M. Velazquez (Dem., 12th Congressional District, NYC)
October 6, 2008
- Nydia Velasquez, Congresswoman
January 17, 2001
The Urban Agenda
Women to Women
- On Minorities in Government
February 10, 1997