Norma Jimenez is an outstanding resident of East Elmhurst, Queens, a social justice advocate and avid voice for tolerance who has a long history of volunteerism and community service. Ms. Jimenez’ many years of finding solutions to issues that have a negative impact on women and families has earned her many recognitions and awards.
Serving within the social services field and its respective community, Ms. Jimenez works with many institutions throughout Queens County, including in the areas of prevention of domestic violence and elder care. She serves her community board (Community Board No. 3, Queens) and is a member of both the Our Lady of Fatima Church Pastoral Council and the National Organization for Women (NOW).
Ms. Jimenez has also spoken about the role of the media in perpetuating violence against women, fueling negative stereotypes, electoral politics, access to high quality education, affordable childcare, reproductive rights, immigration issues, economic, racial and environmental justice.
A board member of the Queens County Neuropsychiatric Institute, Ms. Jimenez is also part of the Elmhurst Hospital Community Advisory Board, among others. She is a member of the Dominican Women’s Caucus in NYC, working to ensure the equitable participation of Dominican women and Latinas in New York City and the greater community.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Ms. Jimenez earned a prominent distinction as an active participant in New York City’s public affairs. She is the proud mother of two outstanding citizens.