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Nydia Velázquez's Biography

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265 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

500 Pearl Street, Suite 973
New York, NY 10007

266 Broadway, Suite 201
Brooklyn, NY 11211

2302 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Nydia M. Velázquez

Gender:

Female

Birth Date:

03/22/1953

Birth Place:

Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

Home City:

Brooklyn, NY

Religion:

Roman Catholic

MA, Political Science, New York University, 1976

BA, Political Science, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1974

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 7, 2022

Ranking Member, Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives, 2011-2018

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 7, 2013-Present

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 12, 1993-2013

Council Member, New York City Council, 1984-1986

Member, Congressional Asian American Pacific American Caucus, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Congressional Urban Caucus, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, House Democratic Caucus, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, United States House of Representatives, Present

Member, Committee on Natural Resources, United States House of Representatives, 2019-Present

Chairperson, Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives, 2019-Present

Chairperson, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, United States House of Representatives, 2008-2011

Senior Member, Financial Services Committee, United States House of Representatives, 2011-Present

National Director, Puerto Rico Department of Labor, Migration Division Office, 1989-1992

Director, Department of Puerto Rican Community Affairs in the United States, 1986-1989

Special Assistant, Congressman Edolphus Towns, 1983

Professor, Hunter College, The City University of New York, 1981-1983

Professor, University of Puerto Rico, 1976-1981

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Astrological Sign:

Aries

Awards:

-Woman of the Year, Hispanic Business Magazine, 2003

Father's Occupation:

Local Political Activist

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