J2350

Commending photographer Brandon Stanton upon the occasion of being honored for his service to the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, comm...

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J2350


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending photographer Brandon Stanton upon the
occasion of being honored for his service to the Bedford-Stuyvesant,
Brooklyn, community on April 25, 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Brandon Stanton has given not only of his time and energies
but also of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Brandon
Stanton upon the occasion of being honored for his service to the
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, community on Thursday, April 25, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Brandon Stanton has been called upon to contribute his time
and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always
given of himself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, A resident of Bedford-Stuyvesant, and owner of the street
photography website, HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Brandon Stanton has used his
social media platform for the benefit of his beloved neighborhood; and
WHEREAS, Brandon Stanton raised significant funds for Hurricane Sandy
relief through Tumblr; he also turned a situation in which he was
wronged by a corporation into a financial windfall for the Bedford-Stuy-
vesant YMCA summer camp; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Brandon Stanton has stood constant
in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Brandon Stanton has displayed
throughout his life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Brandon Stanton upon the occasion of being honored for his
service to the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, community; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Brandon Stanton.

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  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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