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Deborah Bourne-Alley

Deborah Bourne-Alley joined the United States Army in 1990. On the momentous day of August 2, 1990, when she commenced her basic training, the international conflict known as the Gulf War was triggered by the invasion of Iraq by Kuwait. Coincidentally, years later, this was the day she chose to be married. 

May 19, 2015
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Gail Reed-Barnett, Ed.D

From an early age, Gail Reed-Barnett, Ed.D. and her siblings were instilled with the value of education by their parents, William and Lillian, who were actively involved in their children’s education. They knew that a good education was the only tool that would ensure their children’s place in society. Dr. Reed-Barnett earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Medgar Evers College, a Master of Science in Counseling and Development from Long Island University and a Doctorate of Education from Nova Southeastern University, with a concentration in Child, Youth and Family Studies. The love and dedication was not limited to empowering herself – she was also determined to share what her parents had taught her with young people in her community.

May 13, 2015
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Lawmakers, Advocates, and Survivors of Solitary Confinement Back Legislation Limiting Use of Isolation in New York's Prisons and Jails

For immediate release                                                                   

April 22, 2015
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State Senator Kevin Parker Discusses Why Democrats Weren't Able to Gain Control of the State Senate

State Senator Kevin Parker sits down with City and State's Morgan Pehme to discuss why Democrats weren't able to gain control of the state senate and what is in store for the upcoming legislative session.

To view the full video click here. 

April 8, 2015
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Donate Dresses to Senator Parker's 8th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway!

Help young ladies find their perfect prom dress!

April 8, 12:00 PM - May 14, 4:00 PM
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Senator Parker Addresses the Needs of People with Autism Through Landmark Bills

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

April 2, 2015
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Senator Parker Interviews Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

Senator Parker welcomes his guest: Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

April 1, 2015
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Senator Parker Calls for a Burn Unit in Brooklyn in Letter to Mayor de Blasio

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 27, 2015
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Senator Parker's Session Remarks on Mixed Martial Arts Legislation

Senator Parker's session remarks on Mixed Martial Arts Legislation in March 2015. 

March 26, 2015
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Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute

Senator's Parker's Legislative Report with Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute.

March 26, 2015
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Senator Parker Notes Positive Economic Impact of MMA Events in New York

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 24, 2015
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Lawmakers Announce Legislation Helping New Yorkers Who Suffer from Chronic Wounds

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 18, 2015
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Senator Parker Helps to Combat Sexual Assault on College Campuses

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

March 16, 2015
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Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Tracey Brooks, President and CEO of Family Planning Advocates of New York

Senator's Parker's Legislative Report with Tracey Brooks, President and CEO of the Family Planning Advocates of New York 

March 13, 2015
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Senator Parker Hosts Free Citizenship Application Assistance Event Garnering Hundreds

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 9, 2015
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Senator Parker’s Transitional Services Info for Inmates Bill Passed

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 3, 2015
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Senator Parker Calls for $2.2 Billion Increase in Education Funding

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

February 19, 2015
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The 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert!

Please share the dream and come join us for the for the 2nd largest MLK Tribute Concert in New York City!

  A Shared Dream Foundation Presents...

 The 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert

 Monday, January 19, 2015

 Time: 5 PM- Doors Open at 4:00 PM

 Where: Brooklyn College, Walt Whitman Theater

 THIS EVENT FREE & OPEN TO ALL

 For more information/ tickets please contact: 718-629-6401

 

 Below is the event link to get your free tickets.

Ashareddream.com

January 6, 2015
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The 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert

Please share the dream and come join us for the for the 2nd largest MLK Tribute Concert in New York City!

  A Shared Dream Foundation Presents...

 The 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert

 Monday 19, 2015

 Time: 5 PM- Doors Open at 4:00 PM

 Where: Brooklyn College, Walt Whitman Theater

 THIS EVENT FREE & OPEN TO ALL

 For more information/ tickets please contact: 347-685-4837

  Below is the event link to get your free tickets.

Ashareddream.eventbrite.com

January 19, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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