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Grace Meng

1975 - Today

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Grace Meng is the United States representative and is the representative of the 6th district of New York since 2013. Being born and raised in queens by her parents who were immigrants she will never forget her roots of where she came from. Grace believes every voice should be heard and that prompted Grace to begin her professional career as an public interest lawyer before serving two terms in the New York State assembly. Grace fights for federal programs that benefit women and children, she is also the co-founder of Bipartisan Congressional Kids’ Safety Caucus which she still co-chairs. Grace is one of the 15th youngest democrats in congress, and has been ranked the 8th most effective legislator. She is also the chair of ASPIRE PAC through which she supports Asian American candidates across the country, and works to ensure that Asian American voices and concerns are heard in the political process. Grace is also a leader on issues that happen in prison to women and also is a leader on menstrual Hygiene product safety and availability. Grace was also elected the vice chair of the Democratic National Committee where she is focused on winning back the House in 2018 and winning back the White House in 2020. Grace received her undergraduate from University of Michigan and earned her law degree from Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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