Join Harlem’s C. Virginia Fields as she talks with host Danny Tisdale,
on The Danny Tisdale Show.
C. Virginia Fields was Born in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2005, she was a Democratic candidate for Mayor of New York City, becoming the first African-American woman to seek that office. She served as a member of the New York City Council for eight years. She was appointed President and CEO of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA), in 2008. During her tenure, NBLCA has grown to include affiliate chapters in 11 cities, nationwide. In 2008, Ms. Fields was appointed to the New York State AIDS Advisory Council by then-Governor David A. Paterson. She was appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Region II Health Equity Council. She is a member of the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Policy Committee and Public Justice Project Steering Committee. Ms. Fields was appointed by Governor Cuomo to the New York State’s Ending the AIDS Epidemic Task Force. Ms. Fields served as President of the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, chief executive of 1.5 million residents for eight years. In 2005, she was a Democratic candidate for Mayor of New York City, becoming the first African-American woman to seek that office. She served as a member of the New York City Council for eight years. Prior to elected office, Ms. Fields established a distinguished career in her professional field of social work.
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