J3065

Honoring Dr. Mildred Clarke upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Neighborhood ...

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J3065



Senate Resolution No. 3065

BY: Senator MONTGOMERY

HONORING Dr. Mildred Clarke upon the occasion of
her designation as recipient of the Lifetime
Achievement Award by the Neighborhood Technical
Assistance Clinic on June 9, 2020

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, Dr. Mildred Clarke has given not only of her time and
energies but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently has been designated for special honor; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr. Mildred
Clarke upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Lifetime
Achievement Award by the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic to be
celebrated at its 13th Annual Gala, A Salute to New York City's
Nonprofits and the Neighborhoods They Serve, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020,
at Giando on the Water, Brooklyn, New York; and

WHEREAS, The Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC) is a
strategic partner and advisor to philanthropists, foundations,
government and political entities, public institutions, grassroots
nonprofit organizations, and faith-based institutions wishing to improve
their programs and organizational effectiveness in addressing the needs
of low-income and service-starved communities; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Mildred Clarke is one of Brooklyn's first
African-American woman gynecologists to own a private practice; and

WHEREAS, Throughout her illustrious career, which has spanned more
than 40 years, Dr. Mildred Clarke has delivered over 5,000 babies; and

WHEREAS, A longtime resident of the Prospect Heights neighborhood,
Mildred Clarke received her medical degree from Howard University
College of Medicine; and

WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to her
community, Dr. Mildred Clarke served as a Board member of Brooklyn
Community Services (BCS) where she continues her literary program
mentoring women of the BCS Transitional Living Community, a temporary
homeless shelter for women who are recovering from severe traumas and
who are being prepared for permanent housing; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Dr. Mildred Clarke has
displayed throughout her life; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when
individuals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our
attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens
of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Mildred Clarke upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Neighborhood
Technical Assistance Clinic; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Dr. Mildred Clarke.

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  • 19 / Mar / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 31 / Mar / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 31 / Mar / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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