Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

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

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Cypress
Hills Local Development Corporation

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to organizations and individuals of high purpose and worthy
accomplishment whose endeavors have a significant impact on the lives of
others and the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 30th Anniversary of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corpo-
ration on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Brooklyn Winery in Brooklyn,
New York; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1983, the Cypress Hills Local Development Corpo-
ration is a not-for-profit community organization serving 8,000 resi-
dents a year through a comprehensive array of community service programs
and neighborhood development projects; and
WHEREAS, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation Career and Educa-
tion Programs help residents earn their GEDs, learn English, develop job
and career skills, and find employment through a wide suite of programs;
WHEREAS, One of the organization's notable programs is the COACH Young
Adult Internship Program, a youth and career development program aimed
at providing the most job-ready of New York City's disconnected young
adults with the skills and experience necessary to succeed in today's
competitive workforce; the program provides intensive employment prepa-
ration for young adults ages 17-24 who are not employed or enrolled in
school; a paid three-week orientation, the program is followed by a paid
11-week internship, and upon completion, participants receive nine
months of employment, education, and training services; and
WHEREAS, In so effectively and creatively serving the Cypress Hills
community, the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation has estab-
lished itself as a preeminent organization dedicated to enhancing and
improving the community and justly merits the recognition and appreci-
ation of this Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Cypress Hills Local Development
Corporation; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michelle Neugebauer, Executive Director, Cypress Hills Local
Development Corporation.


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