Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee stands with Senator David Carlucci, Assemblymember Ken Zebrowski, New Jersey Assemblymembers Holly Schepisi, Tim Eustace, Suffern Mayor Trish Abato and committed residents as they announce the inclusion of the Rockland Bergen Flood Mitigation Task Force. This task force will address the rampant flooding hazards along the watersheds of the Mahwah River, Hackensack River, Ramapo River, and other waterways that stretch between state lines.
Director of the Finkelstein Memorial Library, Tracy Allen, poses with Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee for the dedication of new Group Study rooms funded by a grant obtained through Ms. Jaffee.
Rockland Countys Senior Citizen of the Year, Bella Shore, Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee, and June Molof, the Director of the Rockland County Office for the Aging. The 3 nominees for this award (Bella, Lilly Klaver and James Finn) have volunteered collectively for over 68 years!
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee honors Thurgood Marshall and the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at the Hillburn School, where Thurgood Marshall once stood with a group of African American Families and successfully argued for desegregation in Rockland County.
Assemblymemer Ellen Jaffee spoke at the opening ceremony for this years March for Babies, an annual event hosted by March of Dimes.
The MWBE Mini-matchmaker, hosted by Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee and her partners at REDC PTAC and Empire State Development, took place at Rockland Community College. This networking event was the culmination of a four-part workshop aimed to certify and promote Minority Women Business Entities, provide resources, and expand their opportunities to work with New York State.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee co-hosts a Common Core Forum where she takes an opportunity to share mutual concerns and listen to the many parents and educators who express their frustration with the rushed implementation of the Common Core standards, the test-based assessment and its impact on students and teachers.
Winners of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Experiment Design Contest, Luke Rabinowitz, Colim Shalvey, and Zachary Visconti, and the Patch Design Contest winner for grades k-4, Olivia Jones, stand with Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee. The students are all part of the South Orangetown Central School District and benefit from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) funding.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee meets with child care advocates in her district office.
The East Ramapo Marching Band and Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee at Nyacks 6th Annual African American Day Parade.
As Chair of the Legislative Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition, Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee is proud to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Pearl River Farmers Market, one of the many local farmers markets in the 97th District.
Maureen Morgan, Commander Post 199 is greeted by Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee on Women Veterans Recognition Day in the Assembly.
On Haitian Unity Day, this group from Rockland County came to Albany to stand with Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee in honor of Haiti's legacy of liberty and justice throughout the world and in honor of the significant and countless contributions of New Yorkers of Haitian descent who have enriched our Nation and our State.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee calls for a briefing on the Hudson Valley and New York City Foodshed and how it can be protected and preserved. Scenic Hudson, a non-profit environmental organization, presented their plan to provide a template for advancing public policy strategies that secure fresh, local food for New York City and the Hudson Valley.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee talks with members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, who were in Albany to be recognized on the Assembly floor in honor of Thurgood Marshall Day.
Governor Cuomo named a fiscal monitor for the school district following this visit to Albany from the Rockland Clergy for Social Justice, an interfaith group who joined Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee and other local officials to ask for NY State intervention into the East Ramapo Public Schools.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee addresses the Assembly, urging them to pass a resolution memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim Tuesday, April 8, 2014, as Equal Pay Day in the State of New York, recognizing the full value of women's skills and the significant contributions to the labor force.
Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland hosts the annual March for Meals at the Thorpe Senior Center in Sparkill, where Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee and Chief of Staff, Tiffany Card, serve meals to seniors.
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee supports the Fair Elections Act, in order to restore voter confidence and ensure a fair electoral process. This Act would put elections back in the hands of the people by removing the influence of special interest money.
A group of students, pictured with Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee, took a trip to the Capitol on Student Advocacy Day in March.
Family Planning Advocates of New York State join Assemblymember Jaffee on their Day of Action in Albany.
Assemblywoman Jaffee in Albany at Speaker's press conference on Assembly passage of the DREAM Act with Assemblymembers Crespo, Moya, Solages and activists from the NYS Youth Leadership Council.