NYS Senator Eric Adams, serving as parade Grand Marshall, will join other elected officials and community leaders in a partnership with Jonah Village, Inc. (a not-for-profit organization seeking to eradicate domestic violence) to lead a pre-Mother’s Day walk to raise awareness of domestic violence and teen dating violence.
NYS Senator Eric Adams, recognizing the importance of the role entrusted to parents in the molding of children’s lives, has created, organized, and scheduled empowerment seminars to connect parents with the resources available to assist them. The conferences will provide tools, information, and support to enable parents to enhance children’s strengths and avoid the frequent and challenging pitfalls encountered as children mature. The meetings will be chaired by content area specialists who will share their expertise on public safety, dietary health, financial lit
New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference with the victim of a sexual assault that may have involved the use of a “date rape drug.” The 23-year-old woman was attacked after being rendered unconscious while drinking a beverage at a Brooklyn nightclub. Senator Adams will join the victim in calling for the introduction of specific hospital and police procedures to determine the presence of any drugs that may have been used to assist a sexual assault.
Brooklyn—Encouraging New Yorkers to “take control of their lives,” State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today urged constituents, in recognition of the June 27th observance of National HIV Testing Day, to make an appointment to get tested.
The lawmaker noted that getting tested on a regular basis is the only way for people to “protect themselves, their partners, and their futures.”
PARTICIPANTS FROM ALL POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE MARCH ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE TO PROCLAIM THEIR COMMON VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR NATION.
New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) and a group of legislators and community leaders will lead a march across the Brooklyn Bridge as they reject the politics of the past and “Unite For Change.”
New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn), will hold a press conference with family members of Flonarza Byas to announce the "Flonarza Byas Good Samaritan Law. " The bill will be named in honor of Mr. Byas, who was stabbed while coming to the aid of Transit Authority Employee Maurice Parks during an attempted robbery. Senator Adams’ proposed legislation will add a new sub-division to the law concerning Manslaughter. Current law does not allow the District Attorney to charge the perpertrator(s) involved in the Maurice Parks robbery case with the death of Flonarza Byas.
New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) and community leaders will hold an emergency meeting with residents at Brooklyn’s Van Dyke Houses to discuss urgent measures in response to the second rape at the housing complex in two weeks. Senator Adams and community leaders have already requested a reorganization of the personnel assigned to monitor security cameras in public housing in response to the failure of NYPD monitoring personnel to detect a rape at Van Dyke Houses two weeks ago.
NYS Senator Eric Adams will be joined at a press conference by Family Members of victims of the July 18 Con Edison steam pipe explosion to demand an independent investigation into the tragedy. Senator Adams states, “Con Edison has shown that it cannot be trusted to tell the truth in this kind of case. We must have an independent investigation.
State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) today encouraged high school seniors and their families to attend an upcoming one-day special event that will offer help in completing and electronically filing federal aid applications.College Goal Sunday is a national initiative that is hosted locally by the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) and the New York State Higher Education Services Corp. (HESC).
New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) will hold a press conference following the murder of therapist Kathryn Faughey. Senator Adams will call upon New York City officials to modify current law to prohibit treatment at psychotherapy offices located in residential buildings when a patient has a documented current record of violence.
states that single-dose vials of medicine are preferred because they are much easier to keep sterile. Recent cases of non-compliance with these guidelines amply demonstrates that elected officials must intercede to protect the public by passing the legislation I am introducing.”
Councilmember Darlene Mealy, joined by NYS Senator Eric Adams’ Chief of Staff Ms. Ingrid Lewis-Martin and other community and civic leaders decry the double homicide on Utica Avenue, which left a father and son dead at a small bodega. Senator Adams remained in Albany on urgent Senate business.
Ms. Carol Enseki, center, president of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and advisor for the National Museums and Diversity Initiative was honored by Team Adams for her efforts at Kings County Hospital on March 26, 2009.