Pedro Espada, Jr.'s Events

Campaign Urges Bronx Kids to ‘Raise Their Pants’

Press Advisoryfor Friday, September 3, 2010Press Contact:Steve Mangione (mobile) 914-403-4072Campaign Urges Bronx Kids to ‘Raise Their Pants’WHAT:With school opening, State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. andSenators Ruth Hassell-Thompson and Eric Adams will give school childrentheir first assignment when they hold a press conference to unveil a mobilebillboard – a truck that will drive around Bronx neighborhoods with the

September 3, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
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Forum/Town Hall: Sampson, Espada Team Up to Host Immigration Forum

Sampson, Espada Team Up to Host Immigration Forum in the Bronx Aimed at Addressing Disturbing Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in New York and to Assist Immigrant Populations; Forum Scheduled for Sept. 9    With an alarming rash of bias attacks against immigrants, particularly Hispanics, in the Bronx, Staten Island and Long Island, and a rise in anti-immigrant sentiment across the country and state, State Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson and Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. announced today that they will host a special Immigration Forum aimed at addressing this “developing crisis.”

September 9, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Espada and Community Commemorate Dr. King’s Historic March on Washington

Joined by 33rd District Residents, Families, Youth and Clergy, Espada Commemorates 47th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Historic March on Washington             Joined by community, clergy and youth groups from the 33rd District, State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. held a “march for peace and unity” on Sunday to commemorate the 47th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic March on Washington, where the late civil and human rights icon delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

August 29, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, June 7, 2010 Room 123 CAP

June 9, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Room 123 CAP

June 1, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, May 24, 2010 Room 123 CAP

May 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Honoring Women of Distinction

You are cordially invited to join Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. as we honor several remarkable women who have given of themselves to the Bronx community.

Please RSVP, Ms. Torres at 718-652-4329

Flyer announcement is attached. Tell your friends!

May 22, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, May 17, 2010 Room 123 CAP

May 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction, and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, May 10, 2010 Room 123 CAP

May 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Press Conference: Count Me In! Senator Espada Encourages All to Turn in Census Forms

With Census Day (April 1) less than one week away, State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. and a crowd of Bronx clergy, community and business leaders and residents – including families, children and senior citizens – take Census 2010 to the streets, holding a press conference and chanting “Count Me In!” as they mail their Census questionnaires at the Post Office, then fan out into the neighborhood to distribute flyers and explain to borough residents the importance of participating in this year’s Census count.

March 27, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction, and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction, and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, March 22, 2010 Room 123 CAP

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA. SENATE BILL 5881 HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA.

March 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: The State Budget and You - A Virtual Town Hall with Senator Espada

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first ever Virtual Town Hall, and to all those who watched us live on Bronxnet.

For those who may have missed it or would like to review it again, the full program is posted here. Once again, thank you. Be looking for the next Virtual Town Hall next month.

 

March 21, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Housing, Construction, and Community Development Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction, and Community Development Senator Pedro Espada, Jr., Chair 12 Noon, Monday, March 1, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 1, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Dominican Leaders Awards Ceremony

NYS Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr.

invites you to join him in the

Dominican Leaders Appreciation Ceremony

honoring our Dominican community leaders.

Refreshments Will Be Served

"Dios, Patria, Libertad"

(God, Fatherland, Liberty)

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP PLEASE CALL MS. TORRES 718.652.4329

March 5, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Housing Rally for Rent Freezes

     Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr., who also serves as Chairman of the Senate Housing Committee, is deeply committed to providing affordable housing to poor, low-income and working families.

February 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Public Hearing: 2010-2011 JOINT BUDGET HEARING Housing

New York State Senate Finance Committee Chair Carl Kruger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Herman “Denny” Farrell will conduct a joint budget hearing to examine the Governor’s proposed budget relating to the development and preservation of housing across the state. When: February 3 @ 1 P.M. Where: Hearing Room B – Legislative Office Building Expected to TestifyNYS Division of Housing & Community Renewal: Brian Lawlor, Acting Commissioner               

February 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Walk for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence

Join us as we gather in front of the Paradise Theater on Grand Concourse and Walk for Peace to prevent Gun and Youth Violence in unity to the First Union Baptist Church for a memorial service in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led by Rev. Dr. James E. Wilson, Jr., Senior Pastor.9:00 am January 18, 2010 Paradise Theater, 2403 Grand Concourse11:00 am January 18, 2010 First Union Baptist Church 2064 Grand ConcoursePlease RSVP:Marzetta Harris, Senator Espada’s Office (718)220-5480

January 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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SUNY STEM Conference

“I am proud to celebrate and honor the outstanding efforts of the State University of New York and its Office of Diversity and Educational Equity in recruiting and retaining diverse populations into the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics."

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October 8, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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June 9, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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