Issues: Youth

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
Read more...

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
Read more...

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
Read more...

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
Read more...

Senator Montgomery' 2010 Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda

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

File: 
2010 Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda

April 7, 2010
Read more...

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
Read more...

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
Read more...

Senator Adams Unveils Billboard and Viral Campaign to Tell Youth: End the Sagging Pants Culture!

MEDIA ADVISORY 

NYS Senator Eric Adams Unveils Billboard Campaign to Tell Youth: End the Sagging Pants Culture!

March 28, 2010
Read more...
May 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Read more...

Senator Montgomery Vows to Fight Child Care Cuts! (3-17-10)

On Friday, March 12, 2010 in Brooklyn’s Boro Hall, Senator Velmanette Montgomery  met with child care advocates, parents, educators, and elected officials to  develop a response to Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to slash funding for child care and head start programs.     

The proposed cuts fall disproportionately on Brooklyn.      

March 17, 2010
Read more...

Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith and Senator David J. Valesky Present Funding for Operation SNUG

New Justice Conflict Resolution Services Receives $500,000 for the Prevention of Youth Gun Violence

March 12, 2010
Read more...

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Partners With AARP To Inform Grandparent Caregivers About Financial Assistance Program

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, in partnership with the Kinship Caregiver Program, is working to inform residents about financial assistance available to grandparents and other relatives raising children. The individuals currently enrolled in the program receive an average of $400 per month to care for a child and $150 for any additional children. However, due to limited awareness about this program, it is estimated that only 10% of New Yorkers who qualify for assistance apply to the program.

March 11, 2010
Read more...

Robert Moses Middle School Chorus and Jazz Band perform in Albany!

Photo left to right:  Cameron Schmid, trumpet player, Owen H. Johnson, and Teresa Pino, Director of the Jazz Band.

Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus and Jazz Band perfomed on March 8, 2010 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month.

March 10, 2010
Read more...
Syndicate content