For the past three decades, Eric L. Adams has served the residents of the city of his birth as a police officer, state senator and coalition builder. In November of 2013, he was elected to represent all of Brooklyn as borough president. Born in Brownsville and educated in the City’s public school system, Eric is committed to ensuring Brooklyn’s bright future by helping each and every Brooklynite reach his or her full potential.
Throughout his career, Eric has been an effective advocate for Brooklyn, bringing people and communities together to create progressive change, and working with both the private and public sectors to invigorate the borough’s economy by encouraging job growth and investment in every neighborhood.
The Program started with Wilton Cedeno ,welcoming guests and playing of the Dominican National Anthem. Remarks were made by Eric Adams , Brooklyn Borough President , Council member Antonio Reynoso , presented award to ,Helena Grant ,who is an Director of Midwifery at New York University School of Medicine /Woodhull , she received the Adopted Dominican Award, next honoree, was introduced by Mrs Maria Khury ,Chairwoman of The Dominican Day Parade (DDP), presented The Dominican Brooklyn Borough Award to Yamilky Crisostomo.
Live performance was by Raices Dance Troupe, Michelle Martinez, and Mariano Cersa Soloist.Close to 100 people were in attendance .