The 2015 State of the Village
You are invited to Join Mayor Wayne Hall and Hempstead's Board of Trustees as the Mayor presents his 2015 State of the Village Address wherein he provides an update on the Downtown Revitalization, the village economy, public safety, code enforcement, the state of our roads and water system, and the My Brother's Keeper Program, among other issues. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Elissa Taylor at 516-478-6375. Seats are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so do reserve your seat now. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Hempstead Public Library,
Community Meeting Room 115
Nichols Court (entrance on Washington Street)
Hempstead's My Brother's Keeper
Call to Action Summit
Mayor Wayne J. Hall, Sr: "Seeing all of these people here this morning gives me a lot, a lot of hope. And I think that we're going to be really successful."
On December 20th, Mayor Wayne Hall and the Village Trustees hosted the My Brother's Keeper Call to Action Summit at Kennedy Park. The Summit was the first of a number of initiatives the Village plans to develop as a participant in President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Initiative Challenge. The My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Initiative is a nationwide effort launched by the president that seeks to galvanize communities of color around the urgent challenge confronting boys and young men of color, and to work with them to create policies, programs and initiatives that can empower youth and equip them with the tools necessary for success.
Hempstead's MBK Call to Action Summit—attended by some 200 people—featured panel discussions on education (developing academic excellence from the cradle to college and beyond); job development and work readiness programs; alternatives to incarceration; the relationship between youths of color and the police and the importance of community policing.
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