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February 27, 2020

Chancellor Richard A. Carranza

NYC Department of Education

52 Chambers Street

New York, NY 10007

Executive Superintendent Anthony Lodico

NYC Department of Education

715 Ocean Terrace, Building A, Room 200

Staten Island, NY 10301

Dear Chancellor Carranza and Ex...

February 25, 2020

Amid an evening of song, dance and inspiration, Councilwoman Debi Rose will honor several  community leaders in her annual celebration of Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Philips Baptist Church, 77 Bennett Street, Port Richmond....

February 12, 2020

Staten Island, NY – As summer break approaches, tens of thousands of low-income public school students and their families are relying on Summer Youth Programs to keep them safe, fed, and positively engaged. However, $20 million in funding for Summer Youth Programs serv...

December 18, 2019

Hundreds of Liberians on Staten Island will not have to make the chilling choice between returning to a still-struggling nation or remaining here in the shadows

Liberians living in the United States under temporary authorization would be eligible to remain here and begi...

September 9, 2019

Like so many Staten Islanders, I have been angry at every step of the seemingly unstoppable sale and destruction of Mount Manresa in Rosebank. These developers are now coming before the Board of Standards and Appeals with a plea for a variance from Section 36 of the Ge...

August 19, 2019

Five long years ago, Eric Garner was delivered a death sentence on the streets of Staten Island for the accusation of selling a loose cigarette. With the family of Eric Garner in our minds and in our hearts, we want to publicly acknowledge Commissioner O'Neill's courag...

August 19, 2019

Police Commissioner O’Neill’s decision to accept the final recommendation of the NYPD Trial Commissioner to terminate Officer Daniel Pantaleo marks a potential new beginning in police-community relations in New York City. As people of faith, people of conscience and co...

August 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUG 6, 2019

Following news that the Police Benevolent Association and elected officials have planned to stage a “pro-Pantaleo rally” at tonight’s National Night Out, Council Member Debi Rose issued the following statement and letter to NYPD Commissi...

July 8, 2019

STATEN ISLAND’S FIRST FRAGRANCE LAB, MOBILE STEM LABS AMONG COUNCIL MEMBER ROSE’S $2.1 MILLION ALLOCATION TO NORTH SHORE SCHOOLS

Innovative tools will bring a solid mix of creativity and technology to prepare North Shore students for tomorrow’s careers

Staten Island’s fi...

June 18, 2019

Council Member Debi Rose, Chair of the City Council’s Committee on Youth Services, today announced four victories for young people in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget:

  • $11.9 million added to the Summer Youth Employment Program to accommodate a total of 75,000 young peopl...

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