Tuesday, July 5, 2011
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Angeline Echeverría, 334-467-6751
HEMPSTEAD VILLAGE TO SUPPORT THE HIRING OF BILINGUAL POLICE OFFICERS
Community Calls Upon Nassau County to Implement New Policies
Hempstead, NY – On Tuesday, July 5th, the Hempstead Village Board of Trustees will vote on a statement calling upon Nassau County to implement changes that will facilitate the hiring of more bilingual police officers.
Hempstead, the most populous village in Nassau County, has a Hispanic population of 44 percent, according to the most recent census.
Hempstead Village Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, July 5, 6:30pm
Hempstead Village Hall
115 Nichols Court (corner of Washington St) in Hempstead
Hempstead Village Mayor Wayne Hall
Hempstead Village Deputy Mayor Henry Conyers
Hempstead Village Trustee Perry Pettus
Hempstead Village Trustee Livio Rosario
Hempstead Village Trustee Don Ryan
Concerned residents who want to see more bilingual police officers
To increase the number of bilingual police officers in the County of Nassau
The Long Island Civic Participation Project (LICPP) organizes with rank-and-file union and community members in Nassau County. LICPP members develop and support campaigns that promote dignity and human rights of workers and immigrants in our society.
(Photo credit: Ted Hesson)