Senator Adams attend the 16th Annual Iftar Celebration, hosted by the Arab Muslim American Federation, an umbrella organization of 18 Arab Islamic institutions in Brooklyn & Queens. This event brought together Muslim community leaders, faith based leaders, elected officials and leaders of non-profits together to break bread during the holy month of Ramadan.
MEDIA ADVISORY---SEPTEMBER IS BROOKLYN SENIORS MONTH!
Wellcare Health Plans, Inc., In Partnership With Senior Citizens, NYS Democratic Senate Conference Leader John Sampson, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Congressmember Edolphus Towns, Congressmember Yvette Clarke, Senator Eric Adams, Senator Kevin Parker, Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Inez Barron, Assemblymember Alec Brook-Krazny, Assemblymember William Boyland, Assemblymember Karim Camara, Assemblymember Rhoda Jacobs, Assemblymember Nick Perry, Councilmember Letitia James, Councilmember Darlene Mealy, and Councilmember Jumaane Williams, announces The First “Brooklyn Seniors Month”
Save Our Streets Crown Heights (S.O.S.) is a project of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center and the Center for Court Innovation. This community-based effort strives to stop shootings and killings in our neighborhood. Working with the community, highly trained workers:
It is September, and the summer will soon give way to a new school year and cooler temperatures. Although many adults tend vigilantly to the health and well-being of their children, they often forget to take complete care of themselves. We must never neglect our adult bodies; addressing and correcting problems in their initial stages may prevent irreparable damage. A significant indication of this approach is the designation of September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Senator Adams was awarded by the New York Black Pride organization the special Heritage Award, given to those individuals who exemplifies excellence in their field or has consistently demonstrated a commitment to community service above and beyond the norm. Senator Perkins presented the award.
NYS Senator Eric Adams held a press conference to announce a new, unique crime fighting mobile app entitled "Brooklyn Quality of Life." The App will allow users to utilize their hand held smart phones and tablets to send evidence of criminal activity and dangerous conditions to city agencies. The mobile app is now available for Android devices and will be available for the IPhone in 30 days.
NYS Senator Eric Adams, in partnership with Youth America, Inc., hosted the 2nd Annual "Brower Bash," at Brower Park in Crown Heights. Young people from across the district showed off their skills and competed for prizes.
NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS JOINED SIKH LEADERS TO DENOUNCE THE RECENT SLAUGHTER OF SIKHS IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, AND TO RENEW THE CALL TO BAN HIGH CAPACITY ASSAULT WEAPON MAGAZINES
Senator Eric Adams joined a group of Sikh leaders to denounce the ambush killing of six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The gunman, Wade Michael Page, opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun in the temple. This was the second mass shooting since the Colorado movie theater incident.
Senator Adams "meets and greets" the United Senior Center of Sunset Park and the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) Brooklyn Branch. Weijing Shi led the tour, who is the Brooklyn Branch Director of the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.
National Night Out Campaign event is a nationwide event, where communities along with involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials come out to part
Senator Adams was a guest speaker at the 1st Catalyst Network Foundation "Success Breeds Success" event, where he spoke about the importance of young minorities from all ages groups volunteering their efforts for a collective goal to "Pay it Forward" to the younger generation and the importance of voting.
Senator Adams was one of the guest speakers at the Health Career Day for the young men of Chionesu Bikari at Maimonides Medical Center, where he shared career and life advice with the young men between the ages of 8-17.
Michael Peterson is a Brooklyn native with over 10 years of experience in youth development and entrepreneurship. Born and raised in a gambit of Brooklyn neighborhoods, Michael has been impacting his community on different levels from as early as 16 years of age. Starting his service to the community via a part-time Job in Harlem's Salvation Army, Michael was able to quickly learn the ropes of youth development through an after-school position where he helped kids with their homework. While working to make enough money to pay for his prom, Michael received an even bigger pay off during his time at the Salvation Army: he recognized his love for working with youth and providing them with alternative paths to success.
It is August, and the summer is beginning to wind down. As the days have been muggy and hot, I hope that everyone has been keeping cool and staying hydrated.
The uninterrupted availability of clean drinking water has caused us to take our valuable resource for granted, and we often fail to realize how regular human activities impact our water quality. Therefore, August has been designated as National Water Quality month
For more information, and tips on keeping your drinking water safe, please visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website: www.epa.gov/OW/index.html