Meet Assemblywoman Carmen de La Rosa
- NYS Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa was elected to the New York State Assembly in November 2016 and was sworn into office in January 2017.
- She represents the communities of Inwood, Washington Heights, and Marble Hill.
- Committee Memberships: Banks, Corporations, Authorities & Commissions, Corrections, Housing, Labor, Mental Health,
- AW De La Rosa chairs the subcommittee on Infrastructure
- She is a member of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus, The Puerto Rican/ Hispanic Taskforce, Taskforce on Women’s Issues.
- She was elected as First Vice-Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus in May 2019.
Carmen is passionate about using government as a tool for social change and a vehicle to empower and support communities. A lifelong resident of Inwood, Carmen resides on the same street she was raised, with her husband Jose and daughter, Mia. She looks forward to continuing to serve and bringing about progressive changes for the community she so deeply loves.
Assemblywoman De La Rosa has used her voice & platform to demand criminal justice reform, the strengthening of rent stabilization laws that protect and prioritize low-income tenants, stood firmly for women’s rights and equality, and has been a leading voice in the development of policies around Mental Health services for minority communities and suicide prevention. Carmen is passionate about using government as a tool for social change and a vehicle to empower and support communities.