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De-Blasio announces new head of Childrens Services

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A woman born and raised in the Bronx, has been tapped as the next head of Childrens Services for New York City.

It's a critical position heading a city agency charged with protecting our at risk children and the new appointee is coming into office with a high powered endorsement

"I'm proud to appoint her today, Gladys Carrion," Mayor-elect De Blasio said. 

Many say Gladys Carrion has the perfect resume for the position.

Carrion was born and bred in the Bronx, and has long been involved in the child welfare system.

She brings extensive experience to the post and most recently served as state commissioner of the office of family services under Gov Cuomo. 

The Mayor-elect says the new commissioner's life long commitment to helping families will ensure that no families are left behind.

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