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6th Annual Job Fair


Senator Kevin Parker in partnership with Penda Aiken, Inc.

presents the

6th Annual Green Job Fair & Career Expo

Meet representatives from federal, state, city, private and nonprofit agencies including those specializing in Green Jobs

Business Attire Suggested

*Job Readiness Workshops

*Resume Building

* Interview Techniques and Training

June 7, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Robert Thybulle

Officer Robert Thybulle was born in April of 1976 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended P.S. 235 and graduated from Brooklyn College Academy H.S. in 1994. Upon graduation Robert Thybulle joined the United States Army where he attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and then was assigned to the 1st Battalion 6th Field Artillery in Bamberg, Germany.

While stationed in Germany, he was deployed for a peace keeping mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. For his heroic efforts, he was awarded an Army Achievement Medal, an Oversees Service Ribbon, a NATO Metal and other commendations.

May 20, 2013
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SENATOR KEVIN PARKER HONORS MS. HAZEL COLLMAN-FOSTER ON

SENATOR KEVIN PARKER HONORS MS. HAZEL COLLMAN-FOSTER ON

NEW YORK STATE’S ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN’S DAY

May 14, 2013
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Kwayera Archer-Cunningham

Kwayera Archer-Cunningham is the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, Inc., a non-profit organization, which is dedicated to supporting the creative, educational, and vocational development of youth of African descent in central Brooklyn. 

May 13, 2013
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Senator Parker Recognizes May as Asthma Awareness Month

Senator Parker Recognizes May as Asthma Awareness Month

(Albany, NY) Senator Kevin Parker (D- 21) urges increased asthma awareness and education during May as part of Asthma Awareness Month.  Asthma affects over 1.1 million New Yorkers, and can be controlled with a variety of common medications..

May 8, 2013
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SENATOR PARKER BRINGS SMILES TO STUDENTS GOING TO THE PROM

SENATOR PARKER BRINGS SMILES TO STUDENTS GOING TO THE PROM

“Brooklyn Lawmaker Helps Ease Burden for Working Families with FREE dresses”

May 2, 2013
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Earth Day 2013 Poster Contest: District 21

Dear Students,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.   This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 21st Senatorial District.

Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.

I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

Mildred Amofa

May 1, 2013
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Senator Parker Interviews Jerome Hauer, Commissioner the State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Senator Parker Interviews Jerome Hauer on issues of homeland security and emergency services including the functions of the agency, Super-storm Sandy, and New York state security.

April 30, 2013
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Senator Kevin Parker Interview Steven Allinger, Director of Legislation for NYSUT

Senator Kevin Parker Interview Steven Allinger, Director of Legislation for New York State United Teachers

April 24, 2013
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Seeking Justice After Kimani Gray's Shooting

Please find attached my letters to local, state, and federal officials seeking an investigation into Kimani Gray's tragic shooting.

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Letter to Civilian Complaint Review Board

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Letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder

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Letter to NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

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Letter to Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly

April 22, 2013
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SENATOR PARKER CELEBRATES THE 43rd ANNUAL EARTH DAY

PARKER CONGRATULATES NEW YORK’S ENVIRONMENTALISTS FOR THEIR PAST SUCCESSES AND A BRIGHT FUTURE PROTECTING OUR AIR AND WATER

April 22, 2013
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Senator Parker Stands Up for Individuals Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

Senator Parker Stands Up for Individuals Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

Bi-Partisan Legislative Package Addresses the Needs of the Developmentally Disabled

April 17, 2013
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A Free Prom Dress Giveaway

How is your Spring Cleaning going???Help bring smiles to the faces of so many deserving young ladies duringthis year's Prom season. Please consider donating all of those beautifulgowns and cocktail dresses to the 6th Annual FREE Prom Dress Giveawayevent. Donation receipts are provided. For more information please contactSenator Parker's District Office at (718) 629 6401.

April 27, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Senator Parker Commends The Nomination of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam: Congratulates the Governor on Selecting the First African American Woman Justice for New York's High Court

(Brooklyn, NY) “I commend Governor Andrew Cuomo for nominating a superior jurist, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, for a position on New York’s highest court.  Judge Abdus-Salaam is not only a talented and knowledgeable legal scholar, but she also understands the challenges of everyday New Yorkers. 

April 11, 2013
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Senator Kevin Parker Seeking Greater Broadband Access in the State

Senator Kevin Parker Seeking Greater Broadband Access in the State

S.1636 Passes the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

March 12, 2013
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Senator Parker Leads Call to Governor and Legislative Leaders to Boost School Aid Statewide and Reverse Proposed Cuts to New York City Schools

(Brooklyn)  Today, Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) and 19 additional Senate Democrats called upon Governor Cuomo and the Legislature’s leaders to make available an additional $350 million in school aid to be distributed in a way that prioritizes high need schools throughout the state.  With schools struggling to provide even the basics, another $350 million is necessary in order to prevent more cuts to the classroom and ensure that all of New York’s students are receiving a “sound basic education.”

March 8, 2013
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Senator Parker Celebrates March As Women’s History Month

Parker Reflects on New York’s Contributions to Empowerment,

Looks Forward to Continuing to Expand Equality and Justice for Women

(Brooklyn, NY) “One hundred years ago this week, 5,000 women marched up Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., demanding the right to vote,” said Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn). “That march was the first civil rights march to use Washington, D.C., and can be traced directly back to the 1848 Women’s Rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York.”

March 8, 2013
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