Issues: Families

Serrano at Island Kids Celebration

Senator Serrano was on Roosevelt Island for the culmination of the Island Kids Summer Camp. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13, and its programming includes swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, culinary arts, and weekly field trips. This program offers partial and full scholarships to low-income families, who might otherwise not be able to participate. The 2009 season kicked off on July 7th, and there was an upbeat closing ceremony on August 26th.

August 25, 2009
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8/25/2009: Youth Detention Facilities

 

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SENATOR THOMAS K. DUANE

SENATOR VELMANETTE MONTGOMERY

SENATOR RUTH HASSELL-THOMPSON

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009

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August 24, 2009
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September 5, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES STATE FUNDING TO AID VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN SUFFOLK COUNTY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate recently passed a resolution which included $5,000 in state funding for the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

August 20, 2009
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August 20, 2009
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Sen. Foley greets a volunteer during a food drive organized by Island Harvest

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August 19, 2009
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Senator Adams Announces 3rd Annual Parent Empowerment Seminar

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS WILL CONVENE HIS 3RD ANNUAL “CRADLE TO COLLEGE - PARENT EMPOWERMENT SEMINAR” ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2009.  SUPPORTED BY COMPTROLLER BILL THOMPSON, THE SEMINAR WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION TO ASSIST FAMILIES WITH EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER YOUTH-RELATED ISSUES. 

August 19, 2009
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Sen. Foley presents a New York State Senate Proclamation to Stephanie Anos during her Gold Star Ceremony

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August 19, 2009
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August 19, 2009
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Sen. Foley at the Holtsville Civic Association's First Annual Picnic

Sen. Foley thanked the Holtsville Civic Association for its advocacy and urged all residents to get involved in the community. 

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August 19, 2009
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90 Days After Bill Passes Unanimously In The Senate, Governor's Inaction Raises Questions and Concerns

Bill would end shackling of prisoners in laborNewsday - Long Island,NY,USAVelmanette Montgomery, "prohibits the use of restraints of any kind from being used during the transport of such female prisoner to a hospital for the ...

 

Organizations, Advocates, Formerly Incarcerated Women Urge Governor To End Delay And Sign Anti-shackling Bill To Protect Health And Safety Of Women And Children

On Tuesday, August 18 at 11:00am, the Correctional Association of New York’s Women in Prison Project, New York Civil Liberties Union, and Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH) will hold a protest and press conference in front of Governor Paterson’s office (630 3rd Ave between 40 and 41 Streets) to call on the Governor to sign the Anti-Shackling Bill (S.1290-A/A.3373-A), which forbids the use of restraints on incarcerated women during labor and post-delivery recovery, and restricts the use of restraints during transport to and from the hospital. 

August 18, 2009
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Teach Your Children About the Erie Canal Through the Passport to Your National Parks Program

If you’re looking for a field-trip to take with your children this summer, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor offers families a fun and affordable way to learn details of the rich history of the Erie Canal through a program called the Passport to Your National Parks.

August 18, 2009
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Senator Thompson To Host Community Leaders And Stakeholders Breakfast

For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705 Linda Walker | 716.284.5789

August 17, 2009
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