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Eric Adams

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2nd Annual Youth Talent Showcase

Healthfirst, in partnership with Youth America, sponsored the 2nd Annual Youth Talent Showcase at Brooklyn College.  Students attending schools in Senator Adams' 20th Senatorial district displayed their talents through singing, dancing and instrumental renditions.

May 30, 2012
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2012 Job Fair---June 7

Click here to view Senator Adams' invitation to the upcoming 2012 Job Fair on Thursday, June 7.

May 30, 2012
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Senator Adams honors Siobhan O'Neill with the Women of Distinction Award

Senator Adams honors Siobhan O'Neill with the New York State Women of Distinction Award.  For more information about Siobhan O'Neill, please view her biography below.

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May 21, 2012
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May 16, 2012
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Senator Adams meets with Community Service Society youth

Senator Adams meets with young people from the Community Service Society advocating for assistance for their communities in regards to afterschool programs, police response to calls, need for community centers and clubs for young people.

May 15, 2012
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Senator Adams celebrates Grandparents Day at P.S. 54

Senator Adams was the keynote speaker at P.S. 54's Grandparents Appreciation Day, where he gave encouraging words and honored the grandparents that were present for their contribution to our families.

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May 15, 2012
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Flowers for Flatbush

Senator Adams joined Prospect Lefferts Gardens community, BBG, Prospect Park, and NYC Million Trees for a day for a much needed beautification along Flatbush Avenue from Grand Army Plaza South to Lenox Road.

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May 14, 2012
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Senator Adams meets with NYCAN Early College HS students from Medgar Evers High School

Senator Adams met with high school students from Medgar Evers College Preparatory School, who are a part of the New York Campaign for Achievement Now (NYCAN) Early College program.  Senator Adams is a co-sponsor and voted in support of bill S5647, which ensures the continuation of early college high schools (ECHSs) in the State.  

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May 10, 2012
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Senator Adams appears on CB2 show, Eye on New York

Senator Adams was interviewed by host, Dana Tyler to discuss his legislation about Arming Transit Workers With Tasers.  Click here to see the interview.

May 7, 2012
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Senator Adams with NARAL in Albany

Senator Adams meets with NARAL (National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League) in support of the Reproductive Health Act.

May 7, 2012
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Watchful Eye 2nd Annual Life Changers Awards Gala

Senator Adams attended Watchful Eye's 2nd Annual Life Changers Awards Gala, where he introduced the Keynote Speaker,  Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson.  The theme for this event was "Living the Vision: A time of Celebration as we Remember Yesterday, Rejoice Today and Remain Resilient for Tomorrow."

May 7, 2012
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Senator Adams at the Universoul Circus

Senator Adams was the Guest Ring Master at the UniverSoul Circus at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, joined by Democratic Minority Leader John Sampson.

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May 7, 2012
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Close to Home Public Hearings Notification

New York City’s Children’s Services is pleased that Governor Cuomo’s 2012-2013 budget included “Close to Home,” a new juvenile justice initiative to place youth, found by the Family Court to have committed a delinquent act, in or close to their communities in residential-type settings in New York City.

May 2, 2012
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May 2, 2012
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Senator Eric Adams comments on "Erin Merryn's law" during Senate Session

Senator Adams voted "yes" for the Erin Merryn's law today.  

The legislation, “Erin Merryn's Law,”   (S.6182 Klein/ A.8993 Dinowitz),  would require schools to make a change to their existing curriculum for child abduction to include age appropriate information on child sex abuse prevention. This alteration would give critically important information to victims – many of whom do not know there is a way out of their horrific situation. 

May 1, 2012
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Senator Adams held a press conference regarding Public Financing of Political Campaigns

Dear Constituent,

Today my Senate Democratic Colleagues and I held a press conference calling for the immediate passage of urgently necessary Campaign Finance Reform legislation.  We were joined by dozens of representatives from good government groups and campaign finance activists to send this message to our Republican colleagues: “Bring the 2012 Campaign Finance Reform Act to the floor and bring it now!”

May 1, 2012
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Union Leaders Honor Senate Democrats for Their Fight to Stop Tier 6 Legislation

Senator Adams joins DC 37 and other unions leaders at a reception honoring him and senate democrats for their fight to stop Teir 6 legislation.

May 1, 2012
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April 25, 2012
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Senator Eric Adams in the News re: the ‘Abuse’ of Stop-and-Frisk

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April 25, 2012
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