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District 45

Farah N. Louis

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

BROOKLYN, NY – Hundreds gathered in support of teen ingenuity and innovation on Saturday at Brooklyn Borough Hall, where nearly thirty Brooklyn students made their entrepreneurial debut and pitched their small businesses during The First Annual Teen Entrepreneur Explosion.

New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis, a member of the Committee on Youth Services, partnered with Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes (G-MACC) and Partners Uplifting Daughters &

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Our city streets should be safe enough for parents not to worry about the whereabouts or well-being of their children. With the first full week of school underway, more than 1.1 million students citywide are traveling to and from school – often by public transportation. No parent should ever have to hear that their child will not be coming home from school today.

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BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement after NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill announced the termination of Officer Daniel Pantaleo for his role in the death of Eric Garner in 2014.

“NYPD Commissioner O’Neill’s decision to #firePantaleo is long-awaited justice for Eric Garner’s family who have relived that fateful day for five tumultuous years.

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BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement after the Trump Administration proposed changes to the public charge rule that would drastically reduce the number of immigrants who could obtain green cards.

“As the daughter of Haitian immigrants who now proudly represents a primarily immigrant district in the New York City Council, I am outraged that immigrants remain under the scope of the Trump Administration,”

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(From l-r) Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams, Vibert and Dulcina Jeune, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, Council Member Farah N. Louis, and Sanford Rubenstein, Esq.

BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement calling on the NYPD to fast-track Crisis Intervention Training, increase accountability and transparency regarding 911 calls involving emotionally-disturbed persons (EDP) following the 2017 death of Dwayne Jeune in East Flatbush.

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BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement after a heavily armed gunman wearing body armor opened fire in the Oregon district of Dayton, Ohio. The gunman was shot and killed by police. Nine people were killed and 27 are injured.

“In less than 24 hours, the city of Dayton is now the latest community devastated by gun violence.

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BROOKLYN, NY – New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis issued the following statement after a gunman opened fire at a mall and nearby Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Although the alleged suspect is in police custody, at least 19 people are dead and 40 sustained injuries. 

“Another week, another shooting in another community now torn apart by gunfire.

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