Senator Adams attended the Berkeley Carroll School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Park Slope, where he toured the school's new facilities and met the school administration, teachers, parents and students. Senator Adams is joined with Shirley Hedden, current parent and Trustee of the school and David Egolf, Lower School Director.
Senator Eric Adams joined Assemblyman David Weprin and Assemblyman Jim Brennan at a Press Conference with UNYEIP, Services for Pre-School Special Needs Children Being Denied by NYC DOE
Senator Eric Adams, Assemblyman David I. Weprin, Assemblyman Jim Brennan, and were proud to stand alongside Leslie Grubler, founding director of UNYEIP, to protest the New York City Department of Education’s Committee on Pre-School Special Education’s decision to abruptly suspend critical services for pre-school special needs children in New York City without appropriate notice to parents or providers.
Fall is finally upon us, as the falling leaves and the falling temperatures constantly remind us. I would like to take a moment to acknowledge all of the women in my community, and implore them to take the time to take care of themselves. As October has been designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wish to take this time to remind you all how important it is to schedule a yearly mammogram.
“On this eleventh anniversary of the most pernicious carnage our nation has ever experienced, that has stripped us of spouses, grandparents, parents, children, siblings, other family members, friends, and even the unborn – let us reflect on the void left behind by those who fell too soon and unexpectedly. Let us honor their memory by standing for equality, freedom, liberty and justice of all.”
NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND MIXED MARTIAL ARTS EXPERTS USED ULTIMATE FIGHTING TECHNIQUES TO TEACH TROUBLED YOUTH ANTI-VIOLENCE TACTICS
NYS Senator Eric Adams held a press conference to announce the launching of the “Hope Academy,” a new non-profit organization that will teach at-risk youth how to use mixed martial arts skills to address violence. Senator Adams and various ultimate fighting trainers demonstrated some of the fighting techniques that will be used during the anti-violence pilot program.
Senator Adams was the guest speaker for the Fatherhood/Brotherhood Initiative Movement, where he spoke about the importance of fathers involved in their children's lives, the importance of family values and ethics, and the need for father’s involvement in community affairs.
Senator Adams attended Fatima Gordon's Vigil, a young mother who was shot and killed while traveling to the grocery store last week Thursday. Many constituents in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens came out to pay their respects and to celebrate the life that she lived.
NYS Senator Eric Adams in partnership with Youth America Inc., Healthfirst and PSCH convened the 6th Annual "Cradle to College Parent Empowerment Seminar" on Saturday, August 25, 2012, 12:00pm - 3:00pm.
Dozens of workshops were presented by content area specialists who shared their expertise on a variety of topics, including career choices, jobs, health, nutrition, financial literacy, public safety and education. Parents were provided with a vast array of resources that will enable them to guide their children on the path to success.
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.