Commission Members

Helen Rosenthal

Helen Rosenthal, Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Women: Helen Rosenthal represents the Upper West Side in the New York City Council and serves as Co-Chair of the Manhattan Delegation and Chair of the Committee on Women. She is a leading voice on issues like accessibility, tenant protection, and civic engagement. An expert on the City’s budgeting process, she works for a more equitable distribution of the city’s resources, including adequate funding for social service providers. She believes that on these and countless other issues, empowering women and centering their experiences and perspectives is critical in order to craft effective public policy and to ensure that New York City lives up to its democratic values.