It is easy for me to say without reservation, I will be casting my ballot for State Sen. David Carlucci on Thursday, September 13th.
Sen. Carlucci has always been there for Spring Valley and the Haitian community. As a Haitian-American and Spring Valley Trustee, I have seen firsthand, Sen. Carlucci’s desire to make a difference for our people.
For example, he often joins me for church activities in the Haitian community when he does not have to. He embraces our community and is willing to speak with anyone and everyone to make the Haitian plight known when it comes to Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
He stood with me, the Counsel General to Haiti, Gandy Thomas, and other top Haitian officials outside the United Nations to make sure the country knows what is at stake if Haitian Americans lose TPS. About 58,000 Haitians, many who live in New York and specifically, Spring Valley, will be deported come July 2019 because of the President’s decision to end the program. Sen. Carlucci has held rallies, written President Trump, and ingratiated himself in our community to let people know, he is vehemently against this. Continue reading