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Government/External Affairs

Contact our office for assistance in inviting and obtaining Legislative participation in programs.
Kim A. Williams, Esq.
718-488-1602
Email: kim.williams@liu.edu

Key Legislative Accomplishments & Meetings with Elected Officials

 

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
The mission is to assist Brooklyn businesses in ways that promote commerce, stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life throughout our Borough. Active participation in the Downtown Brooklyn Council Business/Education Committee http://www.ibrooklyn.com/index.php

Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project
The mission of the Myrtle Avenue Commercial Revitalization and Development Project Local Development Corporation is to restore the "Main Street" of the Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill community to a bustling, economically vital neighborhood commercial corridor that provides entrepreneurial, cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities for all those who live, work, study or have an interest in the area. For more information contact: 718-230-1689. http://www.myrtleavenue.org/

Lobby Day
Students meet with legislative officials in Albany during the Commissions on Independent Colleges & Universities (cIcu) lobby day, which takes place every year.

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) www.cicu.org is a statewide association representing the public policy interests of the chief executives of more than 100 independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities in New York State.

Legislative Forum
Provide workshops to students on the legislative process. Legislators or representatives from the following offices participated in the legislative forum:

Women’s Forum
Senator Velmanette Montgomery in collaboration with LIU hosted a Women’s Career Forum “Success is Within Your Reach” attracting over 250 women to LIU for an evening forum to address pressing workforce needs and job readiness.

Among the topics discussed were new trends in the workforce; starting and financing your own business; starting or changing careers; joining a non-profit and networking.

Silence the Violence Conference

LIU Brooklyn in collaboration with the Brooklyn Borough president co-sponsored a youth Anti-Violence Conference entitled “Silence the Violence” which attracted over 700 youth from the metropolitan area.

Neighborhood Advisory Board
Appointed Committee member of the Board. Served as a dais guest at the New York Women’s Agenda “NYWA” annual breakfast.