Senator Gustavo Rivera honored Trudy Pogue, Claremont Houses Tenant Association president, as this year’s ‘Woman of Distinction’ for the 33rd Senate District on Tuesday, May 10 at an award ceremony held in Albany. A Bronx resident for over 43 years, Pogue has served as active community member participating in a number of community-based organizations addressing issues such as youth empowerment and improving safety in Bronx neighborhoods. As Claremont Houses Tenant Association president, Pogue has dedicated herself in ensuring residents receive services. She recently partnered with Rivera and the Urban Justice Center to ensure that NYCHA properly addressed heating issues plaguing one of the Claremont Houses’ buildings.
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