Fil-Am Is Newest Member of NY Human Rights Commission

 Carmelyn P. Malalis (Source: nyc.gov)

Carmelyn P. Malalis (Source: nyc.gov)

Carmelyn P. Malalis, the new human rights commissioner appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, received a warm welcome last week from members of the City Council and advocates for the poor as the troubled body's newest member, reports the New York Times. Malalis, the daughter of Filipino immigrants, is married to a woman from Ethiopia and has two biracial daughters. She vowed to vigorously pursue the fight against discrimination.