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Holden urges Mayor Adams and DOE to fully utilize school facilities for after-school programs

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Anthony Medina Council Member Robert Holden, co-signed by 36 of his council colleagues, penned a letter to Mayor Eric Adams last week calling on the Department of Education to open up its school facilities for after-school and recreational purposes. The letter, sent Feb. 20, calls on Adams and New York City Department of Education Chancellor David Banks to open school facilities for after-school and recreational programs for children to help revitalize communities and the city’s youth, especially after the mental and physical toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We believe that the city has a responsibility to…
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