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April 27, 2021


WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Monday, April 26th, at 7:00 pm ET, Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY) will join local activist groups in Westchester and Rockland for a virtual Town Hall to give an update on his work in Congress and what lies ahead. 

WHO:Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY)

Shannon Powell, Co-Founder of Indivisible Westchester

WHAT: Virtual Town Hall hosted by local activist groups in Westchester and Rockland

WHEN: TODAY, Monday, April 26, 2021 - 7:00 pm ET

WHERE: Facebook Live

About Mondaire: Mondaire Jones is the 33-year-old Congressman from New York’s 17th District, serving Westchester and Rockland Counties. He serves on the House Judiciary, Education and Labor, and Ethics Committees and is the first openly gay, Black member of Congress. A product of East Ramapo public schools, Mondaire was raised in Section 8 housing and on food stamps in the Village of Spring Valley by a single mother who worked multiple jobs to provide for their family. He later graduated from Stanford University, worked at the Department of Justice during the Obama Administration, and graduated from Harvard Law School. He is a co-founder of the nonprofit Rising Leaders, Inc. and has previously served on the NAACP’s National Board of Directors and on the board of the New York Civil Liberties Union. Most recently, Mondaire worked as a litigator in the Westchester County Law Department. In November, Mondaire was unanimously elected by his colleagues to be the Freshman Representative to Leadership, making him the youngest member of the Democratic House leadership team. In December, Jones was appointed a Deputy Whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and became a Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Equality Caucus. Mondaire was born and raised in Rockland, and resides in Westchester.