Howard Jordan is an impassioned and thought-provoking thinker and speaker on the critical issues of our times from a progressive perspective. He is the radio host of the popular WBAI-99.5 FM radio program, The Jordan Journal, focusing on issues of importance to progressives and communities of color
Howard Jordan is an . . .
Educator-Scholar, Chair of the Behavioral & Social Sciences Dept. and tenured professor at Hostos Community College in the South Bronx
Advocacy Journalist and commentator, writing for alternative English and Spanish-language media
Attorney and former Appointed Official for the Governor's Committee on Hispanic Affairs and the New York State Assembly Immigration Task Force
Community Activist for 30 years in the progressive community.
DOMINICAN WOMEN GAIN POWER-ESPAILLAT CONSOLIDATES BASE
Our guest will be Marisol Alcantara, who won the Democratic primary for the Senate district formerly held by soon to be Congressman Adriano Espaillat, she will be talking about her future plans.
She is a longtime labor organizer, community organizer, and activist who has devoted her life to empowering low income communities, women, workers, and immigrant New Yorkers. Since coming to the United States at the age of 12 from the Dominican Republic, she has seen firsthand the problems facing our community.
Marisol is a graduate from Manhattan College, where she earned a B.A. in Government and Politics. Next, she earned a Masters in Labor Relations from the CUNY Murphy Institute of Labor. Marisol began her career in labor as a union organizer for SEIU 32 BJ in New Jersey for 8 years coordinating SEIU’s Latino outreach efforts in 2008. Until her election she served as an organizer for the New York State Nurses Association.