-15 YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN WERE HONORED AT CONGRESSWOMAN CLARKE’S SHINING STAR AWARDS-
On Saturday, June 4th, 2016 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke hosted her fourth annual Shining Star Awards to celebrate 15 outstanding socially aware men and women. Dozens, including local elected officials and public figures, were in attendance at the Milk River Restaurant to witness the honorees receive their awards.
Clarke established the annual Shining Stars award in 2012 to honor 18 to 40 year old New Yorkers for their outstanding work in their fields and their contribution to their communities. In addition, she wanted to encourage these young professionals to bring about social change.