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September 6, 2006

Assembly Candidate Bill Batson to be Endorsed by City Council Member Letitia James at September 6th Press Conference

Media Release from BatsonForBrooklyn.com

Brooklyn, NY – On Wednesday, September 6th Council Member Letitia James will endorse 57th Assembly District candidate Bill Batson at an 11am press conference, in front of the recently closed Associated Supermarket at 176 Myrtle Avenue.

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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 homeowners. 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, City Councilman/Congressional Candidate Charles Barron, and City Councilman Bill DeBlasio. WHO: Assembly Candidate Bill Batson, Council Member Letitia James and supporters WHAT: Endorsement Press Conference WHERE: 176 Myrtle Avenue between Ashland and Prince Streets WHEN: 11am

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For more information email: Abeni Crooms batson@batsonforbrooklyn.com or call: 917 627 6528

Posted by lumi at September 6, 2006 9:30 AM