Honoring Susan Samuel upon the occasion of her designation as a Top Woman in Business by the Queens Courier

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  • 10 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Susan Samuel upon the occasion of her
designation as a Top Woman in Business by the QUEENS COURIER

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Susan Samuel upon the occasion of her designation as a Top Woman in
Business by the QUEENS COURIER on Thursday, May 9, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Susan Samuel is a true leader in delivering innovative, flex-
ible child care solutions which allows parents to customize their child
care schedule and puts the well-being of children first; it took 16
years of planning to open her dream community service non-profit organ-
ization; and
WHEREAS, It Takes A Community To Raise A Child in South Ozone Park New
York, is New York's only 24 hours a day, seven days per week, child
care/after school learning center; the Center houses Dream Catcher's
Youth Business Program where children from ages five - 12 years old are
taught financial literacy and entrepreneurship; and
WHEREAS, It Takes a Community To Raise A Child (ITAC) partnered with
the welfare to work program by opening its doors and allowing partic-
ipants to obtain work experience at the learning center; ITAC also
collaborates with Easter Seals by providing training and internship for
the elder population; and
WHEREAS, Susan Samuel enjoys training young adults that are interested
in early-childhood education and starting their own business; ITAC part-
nered with various youth groups and summer youth employment to allow an
active experience working with infants and school aged children; and
WHEREAS, Earning an associate's degree in liberal arts and science
from Queens Borough Community College, Susan Samuel received her bach-
elor's degree in Psychology from York College, her Master of Science
degree in Special Education and a Post Graduate Degree, Professional
Diploma in School Administration and Supervision from Queens College;
WHEREAS, Susan Samuel is also an Educational Therapist/Evaluator for
the Susan Samuel Services Inc.; she is a Special Education Consultant
working with children up to three years old that are born prematurely
and/or diagnosed with a learning disability; and
WHEREAS, Active in her community, Susan Samuel is the co-chair of the
Education subcommittee in conjunction with The Greater Allen AME Cathe-
dral and The Jamaica Community Partnership Project (JCPP); in addition,
she is a member of ACQC/HIV awareness network of Queens; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly have earned the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Susan Samuel upon the occasion of her designation as a Top Woman
in Business by the QUEENS COURIER; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Susan Samuel.


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