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District 45

Farah N. Louis

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

“The announcement of the Summer Youth Employment Program’s expansion to record numbers this year is a relief for thousands of families who rely on City programming to keep their children engaged in opportunities that will nurture their professional development while strengthening our communities. These are the critical investments that will provide meaningful alternatives to young New Yorkers while curbing gun and gang violence,” said Council Member Farah N.

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One year ago today, I stood in the chambers of City Hall and took the oath of office to become Council Member of the 45th District — the first woman to serve in this capacity. I am in complete awe as I join my colleagues virtually for a Stated Meeting, reminiscent of the exact same order of events that took place on my very first day. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Kristia Winter
718-629-2900 / KWinter@council.nyc.gov

BROOKLYN, NY — Today, Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn) introduced two bills intended to increase public safety during the first-ever virtual Stated Meeting of the New York City Council.

Towards the close of 2019, numerous reports shook our communities when a multitude of women had gone missing, exposing a larger systemic issue that had not gathered enough attention.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Kristia Winter
718-629-2900 / KWinter@council.nyc.gov

NEW YORK, NY — Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn), a member of the Council Committee on Youth Services, issued the following statement after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced budget cuts to the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER LOUIS

“Amid a health and economic crisis, New Yorkers are in need of access to vital services and opportunities.

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