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District 45

Farah N. Louis

Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands, Kensington

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Contact: District45@council.nyc.gov

NEW YORK — Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), issued the following statement after Russia invaded Ukraine early Thursday morning.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER LOUIS

On Thursday, our worst fear was actualized when Russian military forces launched a series of attacks on Ukrainian military and civilian assets across the nation.

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NEW YORK — Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), a member of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement after a federal jury found three police officers guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and Tou Thao were at the scene when George Floyd was murdered by former police officer, Derek Chauvin, while in their custody.

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NEW YORK — Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn) issued the following statement after a jury found the three white men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery guilty of federal hate crimes.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER LOUIS

“On Tuesday, a jury found Gregory McMichael, his son, Travis McMichael, and William Bryan guilty on all counts of hate crimes, for their hateful, racist, and abhorrent murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man out for a jog in the Georgia neighborhood of Satilla Shores, until the three men jumped into their vehicle, guns in hand, and chased Ahmaud down, brutally murdering him with multiple shots from their shotguns. 

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CONTACT:

Kristia Winter (LOUIS) KWinter@council.nyc.gov / 718-629-2900
Sam Weinberger (JOSEPH) SWeinberger@council.nyc.gov / (646) 753-2193
Alex Hunter (BROOKS-POWERS) AHunter@council.nyc.gov / (917) 658-5154
Frank Shea (NARCISSE) FShea@council.nyc.gov / (646) 369-2834

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NEW YORK — Council Members Farah N. Louis, Rita Joseph, Selvena Brooks-Powers, and Mercedes Narcisse released the following joint statement after 17-year-old Terah Sauveur was fatally struck by a teen driver while crossing the intersection at Kings Highway and Avenue K in Brooklyn on Saturday.

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Kristia Winter / KWinter@council.nyc.gov
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BROOKLYN, NY — Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn), Co-Chair of the New York City Council’s Women’s Caucus, released the following statement after 50-year-old Dorothy Clarke-Rozier was fatally stabbed in a random attack early Sunday morning while walking to work at the nearby Pathmark in East Flatbush.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov

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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Co-Chair of the Women’s Caucus and Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement on the earthquake in Haiti.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH LOUIS

Yesterday, a terrible earthquake struck Haiti that caused significant damage to the country.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Co-Chair of the Women’s Caucus and Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH LOUIS

“Gov.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah N. Louis, Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement after Wednesday’s shooting in East Flatbush.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH N. LOUIS

“Sending heartfelt prayers to the family of a 21-year-old man who was senselessly shot and killed in East Flatbush yesterday, barely a mile away from the Lenox Road Baptist Church where Governor Andrew Cuomo and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams convened to address the summer spike in shootings.

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