Orange County Human Rights executive director named



GOSHEN – Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus named the first full-time executive director of the county human rights commission.
Inaudy Esposito, who assumes her job on March 1, has worked for 10 years with Safe Homes of Orange County in Newburgh. She has served as the agency’s justice center director for the last seven years.
“In today’s complicated world, we need to ensure that basic human rights are upheld and supported,” said Neuhaus. She has “the skills, education and personal background to truly make a difference.”  
Human Rights Commission Chairman Fred Cook said they want to bring “a message of inclusion, peace and tolerance” to all residents of the county.
A naturalized US citizen originally from the Dominican Republic, Esposito was involved in recruiting, training and providing direct supervision to eight victim advocates, volunteers and interns at Safe Homes. She was part of the design, coordination and facilitation of all aspects of staff, volunteer and intern training programs about intimate partner violence, oppression and human trafficking.
Esposito has taught English as a second language to adult students at SUNY Orange for the last 10 years.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in school psychology from Universidad Iberoamericana in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic and earned a master’s in school counseling from Hunter College in New York City.
Esposito lives in the Town of Newburgh with her husband and two children. 

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