Velmanette Montgomery's Photos

Senator Montgomery and Community Leaders Call for Stronger Rent Laws

Representatives of PACC, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Fifth Avenue Committee met with Senator Montgomery to thank her for her support of tenant protection laws and all of her work to preserve affordable rental housing. Senator Montgomery is a sponsor of the Omnibus Tenant Protection Act (S.2783-A) that renews and strengthens safeguards for tenants.

March 11, 2011
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March 11, 2011
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Senator Montgomery Honors Dr. Frances Fox Piven

Senator Montgomery honored Dr. Frances Fox Piven upon the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the publication of Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare, a book she wrote about social policy in the United States. The Senator is joined by Senators Gustavo Rivera and Bill Perkins.

 

March 11, 2011
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March 4, 2011
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Advocates for Juvenile Justice Reform

Youth from the Center for Community Alternatives join with Senator Montgomery and Senator Perkins in announcing the Senate Democratic Conference's proposal for juvenile justice reform.

February 9, 2011
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Senator Montgomery Gets A Taste of New York Agriculture

Senator Montgomery meets and greets Future Farmers of America (FFA) from Syracuse during their presentation on New York agriculture at the State Capitol.

February 9, 2011
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Senator Montgomery & Brooklyn Omega Pay Tribute To Dr. King

Senator Montgomery at a basketball tournament organized by the Brothers of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter “Brooklyn Omega,” that combines sports with social responsibility. All the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, an historically black fraternal organization, are college educated and a great role model for the young men who competed at MS 113 in Fort Greene.  Among them is Robert Cornegy, an elected Democratic State Committee Representative. The fraternity promotes social and cultural program that help to uplift communities.

January 18, 2011
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Brooklyn Rent Reformers Lobby Albany

Brooklyn tenants and organizers with the Pratt Area Community Council, Fifth Avenue Committee and Neighbors Helping Neighbors bring their Real Rent Reform Campaign to Albany during the special Senate Session on August 3. They are pictured here with Senator Montgomery on the Million Dollar Staircase in the State Capitol.

August 9, 2010
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Ohio Students Shadow NYS Senators

Students from the Ohio Youth Civic Leadership Academy shadow Senator Montgomery and other NYS Conference of Black Senators members.

June 30, 2010
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Nation's First Community Development Corporation Celebrates 43rd Anniversary & Celebrates Three Women of Distinction

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Honors Senator Montgomery at its "Cultivating An Abundant Community" Benefit    

June 24, 2010
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Senator Montgomery with Malcolm X Neighbors

Senator Montgomery with (l-r) Dorothy Barber, Sharon Solomon, Malcolm X Merchants Association President and Pandora Sanders.

Photo by Deborah Moore

June 22, 2010
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CSS Albany Advocacy Day 2010

Senator Montgomery greets members of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) during their visit to Albany. Pictured with the Senator (from l-r) are Melissa Kostvoski, Jean Blount, Victor Pate and Gail Douglas.

May 6, 2010
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Serendipity Residents Receive Warm "Albany" Welcome

Senator Montgomery, Senator Thomas Duane, and Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson welcome residents of SERENDIPITY to Albany. Based in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, SERENDIPITY is a residential substance abuse treatment program operated by New York Therapeutic Communities, Inc.

April 7, 2010
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