Subira Gordon previously served as an Associate Commission Analyst with the African-American Affairs Commission. As the legislative analyst Subira lead the commission’s policy initiatives and successfully introduced and passed bills that are beneficial to the African American community in the state. Her focus has been on education, housing, criminal justice and economic development. Prior to moving to the commission, Subira worked as a policy analyst for the House Democratic Caucus of the Connecticut General Assembly. There she monitored legislation related to seniors, housing, labor and economic development. She prepared news releases and memoranda, talking points and resource materials for legislators. Ms. Gordon also served as committee clerk for the Human Service Committee. Subira managed political campaigns, and recruited and trained volunteers how to effectively interact with voters. She also worked on developing childcare, home care and health care policy.
Subira earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Bates College and her Master of Arts degree in Public Policy from New England College.