Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn (D-Prospect Park South-Flatbush), who is also the chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, said, “The news coming out of Haiti evokes memories of the 2010 quake that shook Haiti and left the world aghast. What’s troubling is that this is only the latest tragedy in what has become a terrible trifecta:
But to Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, who leads the Brooklyn Democratic Party, the change has already been made. “Brooklyn is not seen as the outer borough,” she said. “New York City is more the outer borough now.” Read more.
The seven judicial nominees for open bench seats on the Kings County Supreme Court that were chosen Thursday at the Kings County Democratic Party’s judicial convention are the most diverse slate of judicial candidates to date in Brooklyn — with an unprecedented number of women candidates. Read more.
Little Haiti BK, in partnership with the Office the Brooklyn Borough President, Haitian-American community organizations and the National Action Network, held a prayer vigil for Haiti on Sunday at Newkirk Avenue, between Nostrand Avenue and East 29th Street in Brooklyn. Attendees included Rep. Yvette Clarke; New York Attorney General Letitia James; Mayor Bill de Blasio;
Residents and representatives of Brooklyn’s large and worried Haitian population are asking President Biden to ensure the protection of refugees and relatives in their homeland still reeling from the recent assassination of the embattled nation’s president. “They’re camping outside the embassy in Haiti,” said state Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, a Haitian-American who doubles as Brooklyn’s
Several Haitian American legislators and groups, including New York State Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, have called on the Joe Biden administration to “create an easier pathway” for Haitians seeking political asylum in the United States. Read more.
Eric Adams also threw his support behind county leaders across the city, particularly Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, the head of the Kings County Democrats in Brooklyn. Read more.
“We have a lot of people elected who are the firsts,” said state Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, a Haitian-American who doubles as Brooklyn’s Democratic district leader, the first Black woman in the city to be a county boss. Read more.
The Brooklyn Democratic Party hosted a Blue Victory Soiree on Wednesday to honor the city’s frontline workers and healthcare heroes while celebrating the election of diverse Democratic nominees from across the borough. “Tonight we are celebrating our Democratic victory AND UNITY,” said Brooklyn Democratic Party Chair Rodneyse Hermelyn Bichotte. “We have elected an unprecedented number of diverse
“He rose from humble beginnings by dedicating his life to uplifting all New Yorkers,” said Brooklyn Democratic Party Chair Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn in a statement. “We congratulate Eric Adams on a well-deserved victory, and on becoming only the second Black mayor in New York City history.” Read more.