Queens lawmakers rally for legislation to improve representation of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) communities

Photo courtesy of the office of Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas

May 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres

At the state Capitol on Wednesday, Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and leaders from groups such as the New York Immigration Coalition and Malikah rallied support for a bill that seeks to overhaul demographic data collection for Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) residents in New York.