Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Attends Multicultural Celebration in Dutch Kills

On Saturday, June 10th, I attended the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s Multicultural Celebration at the Dutch Kills Playground. At the event, I enjoyed music and dance from around the world with area families and friends and celebrated the diversity of our community. I’m proud to sponsor this community event for the entire family that brings music and dance from around the world.

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer Marches in the Annual Sunnyside Flag Day Parade

On Saturday, June 10th, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer marched in the Annual Sunnyside Flag Day Parade put on by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside. Majority Leader Van Bramer joined elected officials and community members to celebrate the red, white, and blue with a march along Greepoint Avenue from 40th Street to 48th Street, concluding with a celebration at Veterans Memorial Plaza Sabba Park.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Tours New Exhibit On LGBT Movement in Queens At Queens Museum

On Friday, June 9th, I delivered remarks and attended the opening of a new exhibit, The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens, at the Queens Museum that documents the LGBTQ movement from the 1990s to today in Queens to mark the 25th anniversary of the Queens Pride Parade. I was proud to have donated personal materials to the collection, including the banner I marched with in the first Queens Pride Parade with the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Alliance he started as a student at St. John’s University in 1992.

Majority Leader Van Bramer’s Statement on the 2018 Budget for the City of New York

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer released the following statement on the passage of the fiscal year 2018 budget for the City of New York, which includes record victories for public libraries and cultural organizations.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Attends Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

On Memorial Day, we recognize and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives for our country. We must always remember that freedom is not free. Mothers, fathers, partners, and loved ones from our community, and communities all across our country, answered the call to serve to defend our way of life. Today, we join together as a community to honor their sacrifice and to offer our deepest gratitude to the family and loved ones of those who gave the last full measure of devotion.

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