Issues: Youth

SENATOR PARKER'S ANNUAL FREE PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY

Most people consider a high school prom as a rite of passage, but that experience of glitz and glamour can be denied during these tough economic times.  Therefore, Senator Parker teamed up with Macys, Brooklyn Fashion Week, Sesame Flyers International, Inc & Dr Miracles Hair Care to

May 8, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Griffo Unveils Anti-Bullying Bills For Child Safety

(Albany) – Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-IP-C)  today joined members of the Senate Republican Conference in announcing the introduction of a legislative slate of bills targeted to prevent bullying, cyber-bullying and hazing among New York schoolchildren. 

Senator Griffo is co-sponsoring a legislative package which would also prohibit any type of bullying on school property or school functions, increase the penalties for hazing, and establish a statewide central registry for reporting bullying, cyber-bullying and hazing complaints. 

May 4, 2010
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Sen. Foley Leads Community Effort to Clean up Graffiti in Brentwood

Joined by volunteers from all walks of life in Brentwood, State Senator Brian X. Foley led the effort to clean up graffiti from public and private property in the neighborhood. Senator Foley’s office worked with a local civic group, Brentwood Residents Against Violence Every Day (BRAVE), to organize the start of a concerted effort to rid the community of graffiti. 

May 2, 2010
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Faith Heritage School Visits Albany

Faith Heritage School Visits Albany

April 28, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with Students at the Solvay Library for a "Creatures of the Deep" Educational Program

Senator DeFrancisco vists Solvay Public Library for a "Creatures of the Deep" Program put on by Nature Educators from Baltimore Woods. Senator DeFrancisco secured a grant that made this and other educational library programs possible.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Robach Supports Global Youth Services Day

On Friday, April 23rd, Senator Robach attended a Global Youth Service Day event in Rochester. Youth as Resources, a program of the Monroe County Youth Bureau, partnered with Youth Voice One Vision (YVOV) for Building Rochester-Monroe County from the Ground Up. This was a county-wide event focused on healthy living. The group visit...ed sites around the community and wrapped up their day with reflection, and a dinner and dance.

April 26, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up: Week of April 19th: Senate Majority Passes Earth Day 2010 Agenda And More

Legislation passed by the New York State Senate Democratic Majority this week included a bill package demonstrating their commitment to environmental conservation and “green” job creation, as well as establishing a commission to study the health care services of children in foster care.

 ‘Earth Day 2010 Agenda’

April 22, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up: Week of April 19th: Senate Majority Passes Earth Day 2010 Agenda And More

Legislation passed by the New York State Senate Democratic Majority this week included a bill package demonstrating their commitment to environmental conservation and “green” job creation, as well as establishing a commission to study the health care services of children in foster care.

 ‘Earth Day 2010 Agenda’

April 22, 2010
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Senate Passes Landmark Environmental Legislation Sponsored by Senator Foley

Law will protect children by banning harmful pesticides from school fields and playgrounds

April 20, 2010
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Yonkers Rising: Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Congratulates Students From YMCA Youth & Government Group

Last week, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins presented certificates of achievement to participants of the YMCA Youth and Government Group at a reception held at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry. Last year, Stewart-Cousins secured funding through a legislative grant to create the Youth and Government Group, comprised of students from Pleasantville High School and the Yonkers YMCA.

April 13, 2010
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Joshua Fidler is Troop 195's Newest Eagle Scout

On Sunday, April 11th, Joshua Fidler became the newest eagle scout for Boy Scout Troop 195, located in Greece. Joshua's Court of Honor and Banquet was held at St. Mark's Church. Senator Robach, along with Greece Police Chief Todd Baxter attended Joshua's ceremony. For more information on Troop 195, you can visit their website.

April 12, 2010
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Senator Montgomery' 2010 Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda

Click the pdf link below to view the Senator's 2010 Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda

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2010 Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda

April 7, 2010
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Senator Espada Urges New Yorkers to Stand up for Children During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and encourage communities to take a stand for the safety and well-being of our children and underscore our commitment to preventing and responding appropriately to incidences of child abuse.

April 1, 2010
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Keep New York State Safe - with Senator Adams

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS USES A HIDDEN CAMERA VIDEO TO SHOW THE PURCHASE OF 30- ROUND BULLET MAGAZINES AT AN UPSTATE GUN STORE. THE SENATOR WILL CALL FOR LEGISLATION BANNING THE ACQUISITION OF THESE DEADLY MAGAZINES.

March 28, 2010
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