Policy and Legislative Coordinator
Suhali Méndez is the Policy and Legislative Coordinator at NYLPI, where she helps to coordinate and advance NYLPI’s policy strategy and campaigns across all programs.
Prior to her current role, Suhali worked for many years as an advocate in NYLPI’s Disability Justice program ensuring that individuals with disabilities can live integrated lives within their communities and that children with disabilities receive the appropriate educational services and support. In addition, she conducted bilingual (English & Spanish) presentations in these subject areas.
Suhali also leads NYLPI’s Medical Access roundtable advocating for fully accessible medical facilities across New York City.
Prior to joining NYLPI, Suhali worked at the Osborne Association as a Program Assistant. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY).