NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce
Rev. Carmen Hernandez is a longtime player in both the Bronx business world and the borough’s LGBTQ community. In 2001, Hernandez co-founded the Bronx Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and later served as its executive director. An ordained street evangelist, Hernandez has assisted single mothers and children in Soundview since the 1990s and is an outspoken critic of the Bronx Democratic Party. Hernandez is also the president of her NYCHA building’s tenants association.