(Brooklyn, NY) Today, Senator Kevin Parker was joined by Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Shirley Huntley, Liz Krueger, Velmanette Montgomery, Bill Perkins, and Gustavo Rivera in a letter to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman seeking an investigation into the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) potentially unlawful covert surveillance operations of the Muslim community in New York City and other jurisdictions.
Roger Rosen, CEO of the educational publisher Rosen Publishing, was interviewed by Senator Parker (D-21) on June 15, 2011. Rosen Publishing, Inc. is an independent educational publishing house, established in 1950 to serve the needs of students in grades Pre-K -12 with high interest, curriculum-correlated materials. Parker discussed several topics including:
The importance of Teen Health & Wellness Database, created by the Rosen Publishing Company which is available at www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org.
Cyberbullying and Teen Suicide
The importance of electronic databases for access to information to teens
Cyber Safety for Parents and Childen
Senator Parker helps Central Brooklyn residents get U.S. Passports
Brooklyn, NY- To kick off the annual six-week free summer events series, Senator Parker partners with the United States Department of State New York Passport Agency to assist would-be travelers with one on one U.S. Passport application assistance. Community residents can have their application packages reviewed for completeness without the need for an appointment at a local post office. In addition, they will receive general information about the passport application process and other Department of State programs geared toward travelers.