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UDC Law Alumna, Student sworn in as DC Commissioners

Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joe Libertelli
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Congratulations to Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas, '96, and UDC Law student Margarita Varela Rosa upon selection by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser as Commissioners. The photos below were taken on September 17 at the DC Convention Center at a ceremony attended by over one thousand DC community leaders, their friends and family.

Rochanda, who serves as the Executive Director of the UDC Law alumnae-founded Advocates for Justice and Education is continuing her service on the State Advisory Panel on Special Education. Margarita, a part-time law student who is President of the UDC Latino/a Law Students Association and the lead organizer of the Puerto Rican Diaspora conferences, will serve as a Commissioner on the Commission on Latino Community Development.

Margarita Varela Rosa and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas
Margarita Varela Rosa and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas
Margarita Varela Rosa and Mayor Muriel Bowser
Margarita Varela Rosa and Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas
Mayor Muriel Bowser and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas
 

 


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