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District 45

Farah N. Louis

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

Kristia Winter, Legislative Director
KWinter@council.nyc.gov
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn), Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement after Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his home early this morning in Pèlerin, Port-au-Prince. He was 53.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH N.

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Fourth of July

This weekend, the United States of America commemorates the 245th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and its founding on July 4, 1776.

Our founding principles were rooted in the belief that all men are created and endowed with certain unalienable rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Yet, contrary to this Declaration of Independence, Black and Brown people are still disenfranchised after 400 years of slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, Juneteenth, and the Civil Rights Movement.

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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 on approval of the 2022 budget.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH N. LOUIS

“I am proud of Speaker Corey Johnson and my colleagues in the City Council who worked tirelessly to pass a $98.7 billion budget for FY 2022.

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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 being injured in a car accident on Monday, June 28.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH N.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov, 718-629-2900
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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 in response to the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH N.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov, 718-629-2900
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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 in response to the recent act of vandalism at the George Floyd sculpture at Flatbush Junction.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov, 332-223-9301
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement after the Biden Administration announced it would issue a new Temporary Protected Status for Haiti.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH LOUIS

“I want to thank the Biden Administration for its decision to issue a new 18-month designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov, 332-223-9301
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement denouncing an increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes across the city.

STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER FARAH LOUIS

“Hatred and racial attacks have no place in New York.

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CONTACT:
Alex Taylor, Communications Director
ATaylor@council.nyc.gov, 332-223-9301
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NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement after a fatal shooting in East Flatbush on Wednesday night. The shooting is being investigated by the NYPD.

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