The Child Center of NY is delighted to announce that Linda Rodriguez, Associate Executive Director of The Child Center’s Early Childhood Programs, will be honored as an outstanding Hispanic leader in the community of Queens. On October 14, NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer will recognize the hard work and dedication of Linda and six other awardees at his Fifth Annual Hispanic Leadership Awards Ceremony.
Linda has led our early childhood programs since 2008 and now oversees Head Start, Early Head Start, and Early Learn programs at four locations. Before arriving at The Child Center, she served for five years as the director of early childhood programs at the Children’s Aid Society. She has been committed to uplifting and improving the lives of New Yorkers throughout her career, which has included the American Red Cross, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, and Family Dynamics.