Claudia Granados, 2011 ELP Alumna, was recently awarded as the Public Advocate of the Year by Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. Ms. Granados is Senior Advisor to Mayor Cory A. Booker. Prior to joining the Mayor's staff in 2007, Claudia served several posts in various roles of the Service Employees International Union (S.E.I.U), including Interim Executive Director of the N.J. State Council, Deputy Political Director for Local 32BJ, and Political Operations Manager for the S.E.I.U, in Washington, D.C.
"I am deeply honored and grateful to the Board and Chairman of the NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for bestowing this award on me. I accept the award on behalf of the men and women that work hard everyday to deliver public services to city residents in my great city of Newark, New Jersey. Thank you for recognizing my work and believing in me," said Granados.
Congratulations to Claudia, January's Alumna on the Move!