Language Assistance Advisory Committee

Jose Hernandez

Jose Hernandez is a Bronx resident, paraplegic and is the President of United Spinal Association's New York City chapter. Hernandez became paralyzed when he was a teenager and works closely with disability rights groups. He volunteered with the Wheels of Progress Inc., served on the organization's advisory board and has helped them redesign and maintain both their website and social media. Hernandez previously worked as the Communications Coordinator for Concepts of Independence. He received his bachelor's degree from St. John's University.