Senator Montgomery celebrates the 50th Anniversary of UPROSE, Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization

Senator Velmanette Montgomery

September 30, 2016

Senator Montgomery presents proclamation to Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Reader.

Senator Montgomery honors UPROSE for their 50 years of leadership on issues such as environmental justice, youth justice and transportation justice. Thank you to Executive Director Elizabeth Yeampierre, staff and supporters of this important organization for their service to our City.  For more information about UPROSE and their work, please visit 

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