NY State Senator Eric Adams and his son, filmmaker and Nickelodeon actor Jordan Coleman, will hold a press conference to introduce Senator Adams’ domestic violence legislation during auditions for Jordan’s upcoming movie Payin’ The Price, which deals with teen dating violence.
NYS Senator Eric Adams joined his colleagues in the Senate Majority Conference to announce a major victory in the battle to protect New York’s children: a law to require sex offender screening and abuse screening for jobs that entail working with children.
NYS Senator Eric Adams states: “Passage in the Senate of S6998A will help prevent the hiring of registered sex offenders and individuals guilty of child abuse for jobs entailing time spent around children.
On Friday, August 20, NYS Senator Eric Adams and Councilwoman Yvette Clarke called for a community-wide response to violence. A cash reward has been offered to apprehend the shooter of an 88-year-old man.
Posted by Eric Adams on Sunday, January 30th, 2011
NYS Senator Eric Adams, joined by non-violence advocacy groups, launched a citywide multimedia initiative to call for an end to gun violence. Using billboards posted throughout the city and an informational YouTube video, Senator Adams calls on parents to monitor their children’s behavior and engage in meaningful dialogue about the dangers of firearms.
NYS Senator Eric Adams states: “Gun violence is all too prevalent in our society; it is a plague, and we must dedicate ourselves to its eradication. We must use both education and legislation to combat the deadly consequences of weapons-related crimes.
On Sunday, April 17, 2011, New York State Senator Eric Adams (D- Brooklyn) held a press conference with Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibson and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries to announce legislation to create a Domestic Violence Offender Registry. The new law will require that the name of anyone convicted of domestic violence be listed in a statewide “Domestic Violence Offender Database.” Individuals would be able to ascertain whether they are associated with persons having prior history of domestic abuse.