Posted by Eric Adams on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
On Sunday, October 23, the Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace offered martial arts self-defense classes in response to the recent sexual assaults that have occurred in the community. Senator Adams shared sexual assault safety tips and crime tips with everyone to ensure safety for themselves and the community. Invited experts engaged in dialogue on crime prevention, demonstrated self-defense techniques designed for women, and helped them make sound decisions when faced with potentially dangerous situations.
Posted by Eric Adams on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, Senator Adams introduced a resolution mourning the tragic, senseless and untimely death of 19-year-old Pvt. Danny Chen who, after allegedly being the target of racial bullying by some of his peers, took his own life in October of 2011.The Senator expressed the hope that New York State, a state that relishes in and celebrates its diversity, would send a strong message that all members of our armed forces – regardless of race, gender or religion – should be shown the greatest of appreciation and welcomed as Americans fighting for the freedom and security of all mankind.