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About chelsealynr

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder is a contributor to The Grio, the Huffington Post and the Downtown Express, the local paper for Lower Manhattan. She holds a master’s of science degree in International Relations from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. She was appointed Executive Director of the New York City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus in 2005. A position that she maintained until the summer of 2010. Miss Rudder is a member of WNET channel 13′s Community Advisory Board and of Community Board One, the local governing body of Lower Manhattan. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pace University in Communications and Political Science in 2005. Chelsea-Lyn resides in New York City and is a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan. Chelsea-Lyn is a former Miss Teen USA delegate representing the state of Michigan. Miss Rudder has served as a spokesperson and fundraiser for The American Heart/Stroke Association, Michigan Special Olympics, SADD and Detroit’s Caribbean Cultural and Carnival Association. Follow Miss Rudder on Twitter @ChelseaLynR . Please direct media and speaking engagement requests to RequestCLR@gmail.com .

Ladylike Lessons… The Book!

Remember Christmas, 2012 ( probably not, but humor me)? I put together a carefully cultivated list of my favorite things and called it #LadylikeFavs for the Holidays. (To jog your memory see below.) Well the inspiration for that list, my … Continue reading

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#LadyLikeFavs for the Holidays!

Along with my personal twitter account (@ChelseaLynR) I have a supplemental account called @LadyLikeLessons. @LadyLikeLessons focuses on social graces in the modern world, the finer things in life, how to’s, ladylike advice, etc. I use a hashtag called #ladylikefavs periodically … Continue reading

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Chelsea-Lyn on the Huffington Post

Hey Friends, Please have a look at my latest on @HuffingtonPost   2012 World Vision Strong Women Strong World Luncheon: A Woman’s Right to Personal Hygiene     I have been fortunate to be invited as a guest to World … Continue reading

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Chelsea-Lyn On Huff Post Live!

Earlier this month, the Huffington Post started a live streaming internet channel called Huff Post Live. It is similar to a cable news network, but online. I was a guest this morning during the Front Page (current events) news segment. … Continue reading

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The summer… thus far.

“Kids these days. They don’t scare like they used to.” Monsters, Inc. So far it has been a fairly blah summer. The thing about it is, it’s weird how things have seemingly mirrored last summer. Emotional disappointments. Check. Fling that … Continue reading

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My week with Occupy Wall Street and an Indian Wedding (Part 1)

So, last week was very interesting. One of the best that I have had in a very long time. (Let’s be clear that I am counting from Sunday. Certain parties will understand why Saturday, the evening in particular, was not … Continue reading

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Media Alert! Chelsea-Lyn to be heard on AM 1200 in Detroit

If you are in the Detroit market, please tune into the “Inside Detroit” with Mildred Gaddis, tomorrow at 8:20 a.m. (When I say tomorrow I mean Wednesday. Oh dear I need to get to bed.) The interview will be simulcast … Continue reading

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Anita Hill Hailed as a Heroine 20 Years Later and My Jet setting Life

 Anita Hill Hailed as a Heroine 20 Years Later http://soc.li/EY7oybJ When I was at Hunter College Saturday for “Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later” I could tell that the event was going to turn into a great … Continue reading

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On The Grio Today…

NJ’s Black Population Doesn’t Put Christie on a Pedestal http://soc.li/UwFjxPE Today’s story was a challenge, but I did it! To be honest I am very proud of the end results. I got great interviews yesterday from Sheila Y. Oliver, the … Continue reading

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Violent crime is down but at what cost?

Violent crime is down but at what cost? http://soc.li/ehLKyUW In yesterday’s article (yes, I know I’m a day behind, but I had to flee my apartment because of the intensity of the construction noise) I looked at the reported 12% … Continue reading

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