75th Birthday Celebration of Jackie Rowe-Adams Founder of Harlem Mother’s & Father’s (S.A.V.E.) at the Iconic Riverside Church NYC-2023

BY: Liliana Rocio, Senior Editor World Liberty TV,   Thursday June 13th 2023


Dr Abbey with Jackie Rowe-Adams

Harlem community and elected officials will celebrate the 75th Birthday of Jackie Rowe-Adams and her dedication to ending the shootings and killings of our young people by illegal handguns and ghost guns.

Mayor Eric Adams Honoring Ms. Rowe with an Proclamation

The 75th Birthday Celebration begin at 6:00PM- 6:45 PM with a “purple carpet” arrival, followed by a cocktail hour, dinner and at 8:00 PM the program, entertainment and the singing of Happy Birthday and Jackie’s remarks.

Dr Abbey with Edward A. Caban NYPD Acting Commissioner

“The problem of gun violence stems from larger social and structural issues, not just here in New York, but throughout the United States,” states Jackie Rowe-Adams, President and Co-Founder of Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E.

Dr Abbey with Lloyd Williams, the President and CEO of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce

“Years of planned disinvestment in our communities has resulted in poor housing, lack of quality education in the schools, inadequate and lack of job opportunities all contribute to these social issues.

Dr Abbey with Mark Levine Manhattan Boro President

Sadly, these issues foster gang related activity, easy access to illegal handguns and now ghost guns, and all too often, the killing of our youth.”

75th Birthday Celebration of Jackie Rowe-Adams

 Gun Violence Affects the Entire Community. Our mission at Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. is to prolong the life of our youth by preventing violence, its social causes, and costs.

Dr Abbey with Alvin Bragg Manhattan DA

As a single-issue non-profit organization, we divide our efforts into three areas: victim services, education, and activism.

Dr Abbey with vanessa l. gibson Bronx Boro President

Activism: Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. has been a grass-root movement for the advocacy of gun violence victims and their families since its inception in 2006. From organizing marches; town hall meetings & forums, Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. has also been a staunch supporter of “Sensible & Responsible Gun Laws.

Dr Abbey with Dr Mitchell Katz President NYC Health + Hospitals

Education: We believe that nurturing, supporting, and educating our youth is the first step to putting an end to senseless peer gun violence.

Dr Abbey with Darcel Clarke Bronx DA

Giving them a strong foundation and a sense of self-worth, gives them a fighting chance to aspire to higher goals than those that they too often use as examples of role models.

Collage Honoring Ms Rowes 75th Birthday

We were even able to work with a smaller group through the pandemic thanks to supporters and sponsors like glassy baby white light fund.

Close to one thousand people in attendance

Victim Services:  Once a parent/family has been affected by gun violence, the question most have is “What now?” Through our first responders’ services, we let the grieving family know that we. are here, should they need us for anything.

Dr Abbey with Mickey & Minnie

We partner with local, city, and state government officials and agencies, as well as other community leaders and organizations to provide victim services to families and individuals dealing with trauma due to violence.

Dr Abbey with Bokandeye African American Dancers & Drummers

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E continues to spread the word about preventing violence, uplifting our children, and improving community relations between NYPD and the communities they serve.

Dr Abbey with Voza Rivers Chairman of Harlem Arts Alliance

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Former Politicians C Virginia fields with Keith Wright & guests

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Food and dessert

Jackie Rowe-Adams Founder of Harlem Mother’s & Father’s (S.A.V.E.), truly one of the best Humanitarians I have met for a long time, I was truly honored alongside one thousand people who were in attendance to celebrate Ms. Adams life.

History of Riverside Church

Every political who is who from New York city were in attendance, like Mayor Eric Adams, NYPD Acting Police Commissioner, Edward A. Caban, Manhattan DA, Alvin Bragg, Bronx DA, Darcel D. Clark, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson, Former NYPD Commissioner, Dermot Shea, New York State Senator Robert Jackson, Former Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President, Former Assembly member Keith L. T. Wright, Mitchell Katz, MD,  President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals, Lloyd A. Williams, President and CEO of The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), many Judges, Political leaders and Harlem’s who is Who?

Martin Luther King Jr hanging at Riverside Church

Everybody enjoyed taking pictures on the Purple Carpet, Will Traxx , Harlem’s own rapper did a live performance, African dance by Bokandeye Family dancers and so much more.

Ms Adams dancing with African Dancers

Everybody enjoyed Appetizers, Drinks , Dinner and desserts after that everybody sang happy birthday for the lady of the event, Ms. Jackie Rowe-Adams and eat birthday cake and danced the night away.

Santa Claus Celebrating Christmas in July

 About Harlem Mother’s & Father’s (S.A.V.E.) : With the support of then, New York State Assemblyman, Keith L. T. Wright, Harlem Mothers Stop Another Violent End (S.A.V.E.), was co-founded in 2006.

Guests gaming for prizes

It was then that Jackie Rowe-Adams decided to take action to save her community. After losing two sons to gun violence, and seeing gang violence and shootings rising daily, she could take it no more.

Ms Adams with her Son doing a toast

Mrs. Rowe-Adams herself lost two sons to gun violence. She has determined to fight to keep other families from experiencing the life-altering agony of losing loved ones to senseless gun violence.

NYPD Jazz Band doing a live performance

The thought of so many families suffering through their own loss, has been the main driving force of Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Our organization is built as a catalyst to uplift hurting families as well as prevent any future trauma.

Jackie Rowe-Adams Harlem Mother’s & Father’s (S.A.V.E.)

We like to thank Fred Yaeger, President Yaeger Public Relations, official publicist for Jackie Rowe-Adams Founder of Harlem Mother’s & Father’s (S.A.V.E.), for many years, for his kind invite.

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