August 10, 2021

Online with Old Line: Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk

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Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk
District 21
Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic, Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk is an “island girl” with a passion for civil rights, equity and advancing her community.

The first from her family to attend college, she understands the importance of education and how education can take people and families across the finish line. “Education is the great equalizer,” she says.

Delegate Peña-Melnyk was elected in 2006, and wants to leave this world better than where she found it. She is married with three children, and is a lawyer, an activist, and a community organizer and volunteer.

Find out how you can get a bike ride meeting with Delegate Peña-Melnyk in this interview with Old Line’s Director of Government Affairs, Sherry Dudley Nickerson.


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