Senator Serrano joined Assemblywoman Sandy Galef in Albany to unveil a comprehensive slate of legislative proposals to overhaul New York's ethics rules and laws. The series of bills specifically target issues relating to inequitable power distribution, ethics and the need for greater transparency in state government.

Senator Serrano joined Council Member Vanessa Gibson and Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner in co-hosting a Celebration of Black History Month at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The well-attended event celebrated the legacy and spirit of the African American community and honored local community leaders. Assembly Speaker Carl. E. Heastie and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark joined in the festivities as guest speakers. This year's honorees were  Gregory Delts, Joann Daughtry, Arlene Hall, Colbert Nembhard, Donald A. Somerville, Diana Washington and Andre Trenier.

Senator Serrano co-hosted an important workshop with Assemblymember Michael Blake during the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic And Asian Legislative Caucus weekend entitled, "The Power of Movement: Social Justice, Arts and Culture." This fascinating workshop discussed the nexus between the arts, culture, politics and the struggle for social justice.

Senator Serrano was joined by Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson, and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in sharing information about the free tax services available to seniors in the South Bronx. Senator Serrano, Council Member Gibson and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance provided a free tax presentation, answered questions about city and state matters, and educated the audience on the kinds of tax exemptions and free tax services they qualify for.

Senator Serrano attended Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.'s annual "State of the Borough" address at Cardinal Hayes High School. Serrano, other elected officials and community leaders listened to Borough President Diaz discuss the progress The Bronx has made, while also outlining new programs and upcoming initiatives on a wide variety of topics, including education, economic development and housing.

Senator Jose M. Serrano and Congressman Jose E. Serrano hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration at Hostos Community College. The celebration was a lively affair, with over 200 people in attendance. Attendants enjoyed an afternoon of live music, delicious food, and awards that honored those who paved the way for equality throughout their professional and personal lives. This year the esteemed honorees were Congressman Charlie Rangel, Civil Rights Hero Claudette Colvin, and community leaders Etta Ritter and Pastor Frederick Crawford.

Senator Serrano joined Assemblywoman Sandy Galef in Albany to unveil a comprehensive slate of legislative proposals to overhaul New York's ethics rules and laws. The series of bills specifically target issues relating to inequitable power distribution, ethics and the need for greater transparency in state government.

Senator Serrano attended Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.'s annual "State of the Borough" address at Cardinal Hayes High School. Serrano, other elected officials and community leaders listened to Borough President Diaz discuss the progress The Bronx has made, while also outlining new programs and upcoming initiatives on a wide variety of topics, including education, economic development and housing.

Senator Serrano joined Council Member Vanessa Gibson and Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner in co-hosting a Celebration of Black History Month at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The well-attended event celebrated the legacy and spirit of the African American community and honored local community leaders. Assembly Speaker Carl. E. Heastie and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark joined in the festivities as guest speakers. This year's honorees were  Gregory Delts, Joann Daughtry, Arlene Hall, Colbert Nembhard, Donald A. Somerville, Diana Washington and Andre Trenier.

Senator Serrano co-hosted an important workshop with Assemblymember Michael Blake during the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic And Asian Legislative Caucus weekend entitled, "The Power of Movement: Social Justice, Arts and Culture." This fascinating workshop discussed the nexus between the arts, culture, politics and the struggle for social justice.

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