News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: September 9, 2010Media Contact: Lisa King │(404)587-4496 │email@example.com
Landmark “Dignity for All Students Act” Signed Into Law Law prevents discrimination and harassment against students on school grounds
(Jamaica, NY) Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) announced the signing into law of legislation (S. 1987B) that would keep children from facing harassment and abuse at school.
The goal of the ‘Dignity for all Students Act’ is to provide all students with a safe and nurturing school environment conducive to learning by putting an end to harassment and discrimination based on, but not limited to, race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex.
News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 6, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | firstname.lastname@example.org | (518) 455-3531
APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTHSenator Shirley L. Huntley supports Autism Advocacy
Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month and encourages New Yorkers to learn more about autism and its effects on children and their families, as well as what can be done to help the cause.
News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 11, 2011Contact: Bryant G. Gaspard| email@example.com | (518) 455-3531
Senator Huntley fights against cuts to Blind and Deaf Schools (4201 School’s)
(D-Jamaica) Senator Shirley L. Huntley and her senate colleagues were able to successfully restore budget cuts to 4201 schools that serve blind and deaf students. Governor Cuomo proposed cutting funding to some of the most vulnerable students in New York State by shifting the cost to operate these schools to local governments.