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Senator Adams attended the 30th Anniversary Video Music Box Kick-Off Event

Senator Adams attended DJ Ralph Daniels' 30th Anniversary Video Music Box Kick-Off event, a celebration of 30 years of providing positive messages through music.

February 12, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Eric Adams, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Room 816 LOB

February 12, 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
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Senator Adams attended the grand opening of the Gourmet Glatt Supermarket in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

Senator Adams attended the grand opening of the Gourmet Glatt Supermarket in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

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February 7, 2013
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Senator Adams attended the Zeta Phi Beta event in Brooklyn

Senator Adams attended the Zeta Phi Beta event in Brooklyn.

February 7, 2013
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February is American Heart Month!

 

Dear Constituents:

February 2, 2013
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February Constituent of the Month: Jacqueline Carthen

 

JACQUELINE CARTHEN is a native of the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.  She has always been involved and concerned about her community and is a public servant at heart.  

February 2, 2013
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NYS Senator Eric Adams joins CWA Cablevision workers on picket line

NYS Senator Eric Adams joins CWA Cablevision employees on picket line as they fight for fair wages.

January 31, 2013
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Senator Adams meets with young people advocating for Summer Youth Employment Program

Senator Adams meets with youth from the district advocating and seeking funding for the Summer Youth Employment Program.

January 30, 2013
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Deferred Action Immigration Clinic and Workshop

Senator Adams joined the Metropolitan Bar Association and the International Youth Association at Beulah Church of the Nazarene, where they provided free Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival application assistance.

January 30, 2013
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1st Brooklyn Youth Marine Cadets Promotion Ceremony

Senator Adams joined organizers and young people from the newly formed Brooklyn Youth Marines Cadets, who held their first winter promotion ceremony.  Brooklyn Youth Marine Cadets is an extracurricular youth enrichment organization.  The program offers character development  leadership training, military customs and courtesies, community service, and physical fitness.

January 30, 2013
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Senator Adams attends CB 12 Brooklyn Meeting

Senator Adams attended the Community Board 12 meeting at Amico Senior Center in Borough Park.

January 30, 2013
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LICH SUNY Downstate Rally

Senator Adams, along with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Joan Millman, Councilmembers Stephen Levin and Diana Reyna, representatives of Borough President Marty Markowitz and Councilmember Brad Lander joined 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the New York State Nurses Association, LICH nurses and caregivers, and community members to rally in support of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and the hospital’s other affiliates – which are vital to Brooklyn’s already-underserved residents.

January 25, 2013
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Senator Adams speaks at Community 2 Community Event

Senator Adams was one of the guest speakers at the Community 2 Community commemoration event, where he spoke about the educational efforts in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.  Community 2 Community is a non-profit service organization, to give these individuals a place to come together and share their expertise in a variety of areas – from education to medicine and from carpentry to communications – toward C2C’s goal of establishing lasting change in Haïti, and ultimately, other communities ravaged by chaos.

January 25, 2013
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Congressman Ed Towns' Appreciation Luncheon

Senator Adams, along with Brooklyn Clergy members hosted an appreciation luncheon for Congressman Ed Towns to commemorate and celebrate his 30 years of public service for the community.

January 25, 2013
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Statement from State Senator Eric Adams regarding the audit of SUNY Downstate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         

Statement from State Senator Eric Adams regarding the audit of SUNY Downstate

Yesterday the state comptroller released an audit of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, which showed that the hospital lost $275.8 million in 2011 and projected 2012 losses could reach $200 million. The audit was made at the request of Sen. Eric Adams of Brooklyn.

January 18, 2013
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Statement from State Senator Eric Adams regarding the recent passage of gun control legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement from State Senator Eric Adams regarding the recent passage of gun control legislation

Yesterday Governor Cuomo signed into law a package of gun control measures designed to protect New Yorkers against preventable violence.  A number of these measures were encouraged by and drafted from legislation proposed by Senator Eric Adams, including efforts to close loopholes in the state’s assault weapons ban and to prevent the use of high-capacity ammunition clips.

January 16, 2013
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Building Forward Together with Community 2 Community

Please join Senator Adams, Community 2 Community and other concerned members of the community to remember the earthquake of 2010 and celebrate Haiti's moving foward.

Place: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013

Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

 

January 9, 2013
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Three Kings Celebration in Sunset Park

Senator Adams joined community leaders at a Three Kings celebration in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

 

 

January 8, 2013
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Senator Adams and Assemblyman Colton joined Chinese leaders at the Chinese New Year celebration

Senator Adams and Assemblyman Colton joined the leaders of the United Chinese Association of Brooklyn at the Chinese New Year celebration.

January 8, 2013
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