On Sept. 8/15, Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act and 9/11 responder, John Feal, announced that Jon Stewart will go to DC with hundreds of 9/11 first responders on Sept. 16 to press congress to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. This legislation will allow for the continuation of the compensation and health care programs that the 9/11 responders and survivors need and deserve.
Power of Ten and Padres Unidos de East Ramapo will host a picnic at Deerkill Camp, 1 to 5 pm this Saturday, Sept. 12/15 with 3 wonderful honorees who have worked tirelessly for the children of the District: The Hon. Rodneyse Bichotte, Robert Rhodes and Andrew Mandel. Funds for A4J will be raised at the event. Please come!!
ELC informed the State Education Commissioner and Regents Chancellor of its intention to bring a parents’ law suit against the New York State Education Department in the event that actions by the newly appointed monitor in East Ramapo do not effectively address issues raised in the Greenberg Report as well as the State Focus Report recommendations. The ELC letter emphasizes the need for substantive changes to be implemented during the 2015-16 school year.