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Yuridia Peña
Works at New York City Department of Education
Attended Baruch College
Lives in Brooklyn
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whats on your mind? ‪#‎Juno‬ ‪#‎AssemblySpeakersRace‬ ‪#‎SelmaSnub‬ ‪#‎SuperBowl‬ ‪#‎GhostbustersRemake‬ ‪#‎Oscars2015‬ ‪#‎JoniErnst‬ tell us about it Greater NYC for Change ‪#‎happyhour‬ 6PM @ The Ginger Man - New York City
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The NYPD says its internal affairs division is investigating after a video was posted over the weekend that appeared to show officers push a pregnant woman to the ground when she tried to intervene as her...
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Editors of the TV show #Survivor have been granted union recognition and are now negotiating a contract http://on.msnbc.com/XvsXr6
Days after editors for the long-running series Survivor went on strike, they're negotiating for pensions and health care with the show's production company.
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“The Assembly has played its part -- twice. Now it's the Senate's turn. Sens. Skelos and Klein: Work together to approve the New York Dream Act and help make the dreams of students like me come true” – Read Honduras native Marcy Suarez’s story and plea to the Senate to pass the NYS DREAM Act.  http://bit.ly/1kCdU5d
It is devastating to be denied this opportunity.
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Immigration Refom Roundtable, tomorrow!
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Reportaje sobre el día Labor y como muchos latinos no tuvieron el lujo de celebrar el día feriado porque un día menos de trabajo sería detrimento a sus ingresos.

Así viven normalmente el Día del Trabajo este grupo de trabajadores latinos en EE.UU.
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College students are finding it difficult to EAT when paying for tuition, transportation and books. Read this great article by Ned Resnikoff http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/the-hunger-crisis-americas-universities#
The nation's largest food bank network reports that 10% of its adult clients are students, and 30.5% of clients choose between paying for education and food.
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NY Times: Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times
A private, family-requested autopsy shows that Michael Brown was shot at least six times — twice in the head — with all of the bullets striking him in the front.
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She still killed it!
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Communications Professional
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I am a multimedia professional with proven experience in politics and labor working in the areas of communications, public relations, crisis management, journalism, and social media.
Employment
  • New York City Department of Education
    Deputy Press Secretary, 2014 - present
  • SEIU Local 32BJ
    Commuications Specialist, 2014 - 2014
  • New York City Council
    Commuications Director, 2013 - 2014
  • CSA News
    Assistant Editor, 2006 - 2013
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Brooklyn
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Deputy Press Secretary at NYC Department of Education. politically conscious Latina.
Introduction
I am a multimedia communications professional based in New York City. This spring, she joined 32BJ as a Communications Specialist serving its members in New York City, Hudson Valley, and Connecticut. I am the former Director of Communications to Council Member Mark Weprin.
Bragging rights
During my tenure in the press, I won several media awards from the Metro NY Labor Communications Council and published works in Fox 5 News, The Hechinger Report, Bronx Free Press and Education Update.
Education
  • Baruch College
    Corporate Communication, 2014
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