NYC Mayor Honours Jamaica-born Legislator – News
NYC mayor honours Jamaica-born legislator – News
NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio has bestowed special honour on Dr Una Clarke, the first Caribbean-born woman to be ever elected to the City Council.
He also praised her Brooklyn-based Progressive Democrats Political Association (PDPA) at a gala ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the group that was founded by the Jamaican-born Clarke.
“You did something powerful that will help everyone,” said the mayor, after reading part of a New York City Proclamation.
Prior to bestowing the honour, deBlasio described PDPA’s 25thanniversary as “extraordinary,” stating that the organisation has the ability to reach …