Posted by Eric Adams on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
GallopNYC offers lessons to 150 riders each week in three NYC locations. GallopNYC uses horseback riding to bring joy and hope to children and adults with developmental, emotional, social and physical challenges. Therapeutic horseback riding has been shown to benefit the body, mind and soul, and GallopNYC brings those benefits to children and adults challenged by disabilities such as autism, visual and hearing impairments, ADHD, cerebral palsy and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Posted by Eric Adams on Thursday, September 1st, 2011
NYS Senator Eric Adams in partnership with Youth America Inc., Healthfirst and PSCH convened the 5th Annual "Cradle to College Parent Empowerment Seminar" on Saturday, August 20, 2011, 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.
Posted by Eric Adams on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
On Saturday, September 24th, NYS Senator Eric Adams attended Hope City Empowerment Center's Anniversary Gala to celebrate 10 years of service to the community. Hope City Empowerment Center serves the neighborhoods of North Crown Heights, Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Prospect Heights by providing needy persons with the necessary skill sets for self-sufficiency, wellness and empowerment services, and emergency food programs. Honored for their contributions to the mission of Hope City were: Grace Speede Moore, RN; William Bowman, Esq.; and Sandra M. Angus, M.D.
Posted by Eric Adams on Friday, September 30th, 2011
Bill S.3111 gives parents of still born children the option to get birth certificates and name their children.
Senator Adams' states:
" I am heartened that Governor Cuomo has signed bill S. 3111 into law, as it provides a measure of compassion and solace to parents who have been subjected to an unfathomable set of circumstances. Over the past two and a half years I've met with parents that have suffered the cruel fate of having a stillborn child. No matter when the event transpired, they carry the pain as if it were yesterday.
On Wednesday, September 28th, Senator Adams, Save Our Streets (S.O.S.), Crown Heights Mediation Center and concerned community members gathered together at Brower Park and created a human chain of hands encircling the park as a gesture of community, unity and care. Senator Adams was one of the speakers to speak out against the recent shootings, and to stress the importance of making Brower Park as a safe space for all residents
Posted by Eric Adams on Friday, October 28th, 2011
Participate in this year's SAFE WALK for trick or treaters, starts sharply at 5 pm thru 9 pm. All participating minors must be accompanied by an adult.The walk route is as follows:Start at Rutland & Flatbush.Walk Rutland Rd. to Rogers Ave.Left on Rogers, Walk to Midwood St.Left on Midwood, Walk to Bedford Ave.Right on Bedford, Walk to Maple St.Right on Maple, Walk to New York Ave.Left on New York, Walk to Empire Blvd.End at New York & Empire @ the 71st Precinct.Be on time and have good clean fun!