Born and raised in Queens, New York, Congresswoman Grace Meng has represented New York’s Sixth Congressional District since she was first sworn-in to Congress on January 3, 2013.
While growing-up in Bayside and Flushing, Grace was influenced by the kindness and generosity of her grandmother, the first member of her family to come to America. Grace observed her grandmother’s compassion for those in need, and it was her influence that sparked a desire to improve the quality of life for those in her community.
Always keeping her grandmother’s lessons close, Grace began her career as a public-interest lawyer, before being elected to the New York State Assembly.
Since her election to Congress, Grace has worked tirelessly on a range of issues impacting the lives of everyday Americans.
As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, she continues to be a strong supporter of equal rights for all, specifically those who are traditionally marginalized and underrepresented.
Grace is a wife and working mother of two young children. Born in Elmhurst, she continues to reside in Queens.
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