Inez Barron is the Representative to the NY City Council from Brooklyn’s 42 Council District serving East New York. Ms. Barron served as Teacher, Instructional Leader and Principal for 36 years in the New York City DoE. For more than 60 years, Barron has been actively engaged in Community activism regarding human rights, segregation, discrimination, apartheid, curricular, institutional and environmental racism, and affordable housing. Ms. Barron is Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Higher Education