Andrea Stewart-Cousins

May 10, 2010

“Senator Stewart-Cousins, we are proud to be located in a district in which you serve with such distinction. Your continuous support to our Association is invaluable in our efforts to ensure the continuation of much needed community services…”

-Yejide Okunribido, Esq

Executive Director for the YWCA of Yonkers

“Thank you so much for working so hard in representing our communities, and for never losing sight of the need of society’s most vulnerable populations in New York State. Thank you for supporting the Center in our mission to end violence against women…”

-Jane Aoyamam-Martin

Executive Director of Pace Women’s Justice Center

“…thank you once again for accepting the Hearts for ARCS Award at our annual Valentine’s Ball…With immense gratitude for your support and best wishes for your continued success in Albany…”

-Jeffrey Kraus

Executive Director of the AIDS-Related Community Services

“We are honored that you have partnered with us in preparing our students to become highly qualified teachers and future leaders in their communities…”

-Bettye Perkins, Ed. D

Founder & CEO Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers

“Our collaborative partnership sends an important message to the community about the seriousness of domestic violence and the commitment of our elected officials to help intimate relationship violence in all forms…On behalf of the entire domestic violence community, thank you for being a friend and an advocate in the New York State Legislature…”

-Karen Cheeks-Lomax, Esq.

Executive Director of My Sisters’ Place

“Because of your decision in making this possible, we are able to continue to make a difference in many children’s lives.”

-Mamie Duncan-Gibbs

Executive Director of Youth Theatre Interactions, Inc.

“On behalf of the Village of Tarrytown, I would like to thank you for obtaining a $5,000 member item grant for the Village of Tarrytown. The funds you have obtained will be used for computer skills training instruction and arts education instruction for the Tarrytown seniors….”

-Michael S. Blau

Village Administrator for the Village of Tarrytown