Squadron Holds Conference Calls to Update Priorities

Daniel L. Squadron

September 22, 2009

Feature article in The Lo-Down

State Senator Daniel Squadron, who represents the Lower East Side, has a announced several conference calls to followup with constituents who attended his community convention in the spring. Here's the email he sent out:

I just wanted to remind you that on Wednesday I’m hosting the first in a series of conference calls that will serve as an update on the goals and priorities we outlined at the first-ever 25th District Community Convention I held in March. This Wednesday’s call will begin with an overview, and each of the four calls will then cover some of the 22 issues from the Community Convention.  Here is the schedule of calls:

Wednesday, September 23, at 5:30.

o   Overview of Community Convention Topics

o   Buses, Subways, MTA Funding, and MTA Issues

o   Pedestrian Safety, Street Changes, Bicycle Lanes, and Traffic Control

o   Environmental Sustainability and Alternative Energy

o   Parks and Open Space

Wednesday, September 30, at 530.

o   Quality of Life: Nightlife, Public Safety, and Construction

o   Zoning, Neighborhood Preservation, and Community Development

o   Jobs, Workers' Rights, and Economic Development

o   Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

Wednesday, October 7, at 5:30.

o   Education, School Overcrowding, and the Role of Parents

o   Election Access and Participation

o   Ethics, Rules, and Campaign Finance Reform

o   Emergency Preparedness

Wednesday, October 14, at 5:30.

o   Public Housing

o   Rent Regulations

o   Mitchell-Lama, Section 8, and Tenants’ Rights

o   Public Assistance and Social Services

o   Disability Access

o   Senior Citizens’ Concerns

o   Health and Health Care

To access any of the calls, please dial 1-712-432-3100 and use access code 691380. If you’re interested in joining, please email admin@danielsquadron.org ahead of time so we can send you a more detailed list of the topics we’ll be discussing on each call.  Each call will be interactive, allowing participants to ask questions ahead of time or in the moment . If you miss the calls, we will post full recordings of them on my website at http://www.squadron.nysenate.gov. I look forward to speaking with all of you during the Community Conference Calls, and as always, please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions, concerns, or suggestions you have. You can reach me by email at squadron@senate.state.ny.us and by phone at (212) 298-5565.