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State Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Senator Eric Adams (D-20)

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews New York State Senator Eric Adams (D-20)

May 8, 2012

Discussion Topics:

Community Involvement in Public Safety, Stop and Frisk, Taser Legislation, NYPD Inspector General Legislation, & Muslim Surveillance

 

About Senator Eric Adams

May 9, 2012
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5th Annual Job Fair

Senator Parker in partnership with Penda Aiken, Inc. presents the 5th Annual Job Fair.

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

Business Attire Suggested

For More Information Please Contact Mynah Gooden in the District Office at (718) 629-6401

May 16, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Parker with the Advocacy Academy a program sponsored by the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College

Senator Parker with participants and supporters of the Advocacy Academy, a program sponsored by the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College. Also pictured with the group is Senator Velmanette Montgomery.

Academy participants, who are comprised of faith and community based organization leaders, came to Albany as part of their 16 week-learning experience in advocating for their groups and the issues that are important to them. Among other things, the Advocacy Academy offered practical instruction on how to impact government policies through effective interaction with elected officials and governmental agencies.

May 7, 2012
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Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Commissioner Jerome Hauer - NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Commissioner Jerome Hauer- NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES)

May 1, 2012

Discussion Topics:

History of the DHSES, Emergency Preparedness including Natural Disasters and Counter-terrorism, Community Involvement in Homeland Security

 

About the DHSES

http://www.dhses.ny.gov/

May 7, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara, Chair of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Caucus

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara (D-43) Chairman of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus

April 26, 2012

Discussion Topics:

History of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus, Caucus' Priority Legislation, Brooklyn Hospital Closures, NY Stop & Frisk policies, Mininum Wage

 

About the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus:

April 30, 2012
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April 19, 2012
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Senator Parker Demands that Cuomo Restore Funding to Community Organizations

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-21)

Contact: Ricja Rice ‌‌‌‌‌| rrice@nysenate.gov | 518-455-2580 ph |518-426-6843 fax

April 13, 2012
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Senator Parker Speaks on Autism Awareness Month Resolution J3707

March 27, 2012

Senator Parker cosponsored J3707 Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 2012, as Autism Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month in the State of New York.

 

About Senator Parker:

April 3, 2012
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Senatpr Parker Passes Resolution Commemorating the 47th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"

March 27, 2012

Senator Parker passed J3789 Commemorating the 47th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday". 

On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights demonstrators marched 54 miles from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery, Alabama.  The demonstrators organized to promote black voter registration and challenge the killing of Jimmie Lee Jackson, who had been killed by an Alabama state trooper three weeks earlier while trying to protect his mother at a civil rights demonstration.  For 100 years after Emancipation laws, intimidation tactics, and violence prevented African-Americans from going to the polls.

April 3, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Bernell K. Grier, CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services NYC

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Bernell K. Grier, CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services NYC

March 27, 2012

Discussion Topics:

First-time Homebuyer Education/Assistance, Neighborhood Preservation, Proposed 2012-13 Budget, Foreclosure Prevention Services

 

About Neighborhood Housing Services NYC:

April 3, 2012
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Brooklyn to honor the commitment and dedication of Parent Coordinators

Media Contact: Mynah Gooden

718-629-6401 (office)

347-859-3588 (cell)

mynah.gooden@gmail.com

March 28, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association

March 20, 2012

 

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs for the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)

 

Discussion Topics:

 

The Proposed Executive Budget, The Effect of Hospital Closings and Mergers on Nurses and Quality of Care

 

About NYSNA:

March 27, 2012
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Senator Parker’s Statement on the Killing of Trayvon Martin

(Brooklyn, NY) I am truly devastated by the tragedy that occurred this February 26, 2012.  On that day, Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17 year-old was gunned down by George Zimmerman under the guise of Florida’s “Stand your Ground” law.  Today, I wear my hoodie in solidarity with my fellow Senate and Assembly colleagues in his honor. 

March 26, 2012
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Senator Parker interviews Patricia Baker Vice- Chair of PEF

March 13, 2012

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Patricia Baker, State PAC Vice Chair of the New York State Public Employees Federation

Discussion Topics:

The Proposed Executive Budget, Kingsboro Psychiatric Hospital, Tier VI

About PEF:

March 16, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Stephen Allinger (NYSUT)

March 1, 2012

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Stephen Allinger, Legislative Director for New York State United Teachers

Discussion Topics:

The Importance of Education, Campaign on Fiscal Education law suit, Green Schools

About NYSUT:

NYSUT is more than 600,000 people who work in, or are retired from, New York's schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. Dedicated to improving not only working conditions, but also professions, with a common commitment to improve the quality of education and healthcare for the people of New York.

March 1, 2012
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Senator Parker Advocates to Bridge the Gap in Crime Detection

 Senator Parker Advocates to Bridge the Gap in Crime Detection

Calls for the Inclusion of Microstamping in the Upcoming Budget Proposal

February 14, 2012
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Legislators Seek Independent Watchdog Over The NYPD

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2012 

(Albany, NY) Senator Kevin Parker and Assemblyman Karim Camara have introduced legislation that establishes an independent inspector general for the New York City Police Department. In recent years we have witnessed serious abuses by the NYPD, whether for racially and religious discriminatory policies such as stop and frisk, the wholesale surveillance of the Muslim community in New York City and other jurisdictions, and the mistreatment of the Occupy Wall St. protesters. In some of these situations the public was given misinformation and even deliberately misled.

February 10, 2012
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