Marilyn Reyes
Community Organizer

    
Marilyn Reyes

Marilyn Reyes is a Community Organizer working on the campaigns to close Rikers Island and promote criminal justice reforms in the state. Marilyn joined VOCAL-NY as a member in 2012 and quickly became a core leader in our successful campaign to pass the NYC Fair Chance Act, city legislation that prevents employers from asking about conviction histories before offering a job, and the most comprehensive Fair Chance legislation in the country.

Marilyn has shared her story at City Hall, on Capitol Hill, and even on the front page of the New York Times. She is Co-Chair of the Peer Network of New York, an active member of the “She’s So VOCAL” program, and a proud mother and grandmother.

 

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