This edition: Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President-ElectTweet
Original tape date: November 14, 2013.
First aired: November 20, 2013.
CityWide series host Ken Fisher, continues the 18th season on CUNY-TV, talking with Brooklyn Borough President-Elect Eric Adams. The current New York State Senator will assume the Borough Presidency in January 2014.
In 2006, following a distinguished 22-year career in the NYC Police Department, Adams was elected State Senator and re-elected in 2008. He represents a district including sections of the neighborhoods of Boro Park, Crown Heights, Flatbush, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Sunset Park, and Windsor Terrace. As a Captain in the NYPD, he became well-known to New Yorkers as a tireless and thoughtful advocate for the people and communities he served, and he earned widespread praise for creating innovative programs on issues ranging from conflict resolution to child abuse prevention. During his 20-year career in law enforcement, Eric Adams co-founded 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, a group comprised of law enforcement personnel and their supporters, to provide assistance and subsidies to community-based organizations that strive to improve their neighborhoods.
Eric L. Adams New York State Senator (D-Brooklyn), Brooklyn Borough President-Elect