Mount Vernon resident takes over as commissioner of New York State Division of Human Rights

Prior to her appointment, Miranda served as the executive director at the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, demonstrating her commitment to advocating for vulnerable populations.

News 12 Staff

Mar 18, 2024, 11:19 AM

Updated 71 days ago

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Today is the first day on the job for Denise Miranda, a long-time resident of Mount Vernon, who has assumed the role of commissioner of the New York State Division of Human Rights.
With a wealth of experience serving the Westchester County community and neighboring areas, Miranda brings decades of dedicated service to her new position.
Prior to her appointment, Miranda served as the executive director at the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, demonstrating her commitment to advocating for vulnerable populations.
Additionally, she has a background as an assistant district attorney in the Domestic Violence and Sex Crimes Bureau in the Bronx, further highlighting her expertise in addressing complex legal matters.


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