Saturday, September 02, 2006

Batson for Brooklyn Press Release

The following arrived in our maibox:
Assembly Candidate Bill Batson to be Endorsed by City Council Member Letitia James at September 6th Press Conference

Brooklyn, NY – On Tuesday, September 6th Council Member Letitia James will endorse Assembly candidate Bill Batson at an 11am press conference (location to be announced).

Bill Batson is the former Director of Community Relations for New York State Senate Democratic Leader David A. Paterson. He has a 20-year record of community-based, city and statewide activism. Batson has been an advocate for the homeless, renters, small business, and home owners. He has also worked on behalf of labor, arts and culture groups, responsible policing, innovative youth programs, expansion and protection of voting rights, community-centered development, education, and multicultural cooperation and tolerance.

For the past two years, Batson has served as a member of Community Planning Board 8, Co-chairing the Fire Safety sub-committee and the special sub-committee on the Environmental Impact of Brooklyn Atlantic Yards Development.

Batson has already received endorsements from Norman Siegel, Congressional Candidate Chris Owens, Major Owens, and City Councilman/Congressional Candidate Charles Barron.

WHO: Assembly Candidate Bill Batson, Council Member Letitia James and supporters.
WHAT: Endorsement Press Conference
WHERE: Location TBA
WHEN: 11 am

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Abeni J. Crooms, Deputy Campaign Manager

Bill Batson, Candidate for NYS Assembly District 57

Baston for Brooklyn!
767 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
917-627-6528 phone
718-228-8556 fax


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