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Lourdes Rosado '85

Lourdes Rosado '85Lourdes Rosado ’85 is the inaugural program director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, where she oversees the legal, policy, and field organizing departments, the Education Policy Center, and the chapters and regional offices.  Previously, she served as bureau chief of the civil rights bureau for the New York Attorney General’s office for two years and also served as an attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, which she joined as a staff attorney in 1998 and served as associate director from 2009 to 2015.

A former member of the College’s Alumni Council, Rosado also has served on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations including the Health Promotion Council of Philadelphia and AccessMatters (formerly the Family Planning Council of Philadelphia). She currently is a member of the working group of the Children’s Rights Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation.

Rosado earned a B.A. with high honors in political science from the College, followed by an M.A. of international affairs in Latin American studies from Columbia University, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and an LL.M. in trial advocacy from the Georgetown University Law Center. She splits her time between New York City and Havertown, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Jan Boswinkel ’85, and son, Will.