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Erica Gonzalez

Erica Gonzalez

Erica Gonzalez is a Senior Advisor at the New York City Council. Gonzalez works to find new and innovative ways for the Council to interact with the public and to enhance overall engagement with New Yorkers. For seven years, Gonzalez served at El Diario/La Prensa, first as its Opinion Page Editor, then as Executive Editor. While there, she wrote hundreds of hard-hitting editorials on policy issues such as criminal justice and immigration reform, and led the paper’s groundbreaking multimedia project, “Sept. 11 – the Latino Experience.” Gonzalez has received two awards from the National Association of Hispanic Publications.

Erica Gonzalez is a WMC SheSource expert on Latino issues and social justice. 

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Fearless Judge, Fearful Conservatives

Fearless Judge, Fearful Conservatives

May 29, 2009

The nation has barely had a chance to meet the new nominee for the Supreme Court, but some are all too ready to resent a woman of such fortitude. The author argues that sexism is evident in the agenda of many of Judge Sotomayor’s opponents. More »

A Challenge to New York’s New Senator—and to Her Supporters

A Challenge to New York’s New Senator—and to Her Supporters

February 20, 2009

By Erica Gonzalez Senator Gillibrand’s troublesome record on immigration policy was ignored by a number of social justice organizations quick to congratulate her. Now the senator and those who support her must embrace an agenda that protects the human rights of immigrants. More »