Queens Borough President Melinda Katz led the induction ceremony of (6) new members of the Queens General Assembly on January 29th. New member, Mr. Brown, serves as Martin Luther School’s Director of Development and Alumni Relations.
The late and former Queens Borough President, Helen Marshall, established the Queens General Assembly. The organization’s first meeting was held in 2003. Its purpose, as stated by its founder and President Marshall over 15 years ago was…
“To reflect my firm belief that building relationships across lines of race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, and sexual orientation will have a positive impact on developments in our Borough as a whole”.
Members of the Queens General Assembly are:
- Active in their communities.
- Interested in learning about their diverse neighbors and engaging in dialogue about issues that are important to multicultural Queens.
- Willing to report back to their communities what they have learned through their participation in the Queens General Assembly.
- Participate in the Borough President’s public outreach events, which include hate crime forums, understanding the 2020 Census, cultural heritage celebrations and more.
Mr. Brown is a graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz, and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
He proudly stated, "I'm a family man and long-time resident of Queens, New York. I enjoy spending time with friends and making a difference in the communities that I live and work in. Since my days as a student to current day, Martin Luther School remains a place where young people can meet, interact and make long-lasting friendships with other youngsters from various backgrounds and cultures from around the world."