Andrew Lanza

Lanza Hosts Special Needs Fair at JCC

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Parents of people with special needs connected with services and opportunities at the 2016 Special Needs Resource Fair, May 13th at the Manor Road Jewish Community Center.  “What Every Parent Should Know” was the theme of the event, hosted by New York State Senator Andrew J. Lanza. Life-Wire News Service reporters and photographers were on hand to cover the event.

Video hosted by Steven Filoramo, Anthony Pabon, and Raheim Gladden for Life-Wire News Service. Photos by Raheim Gladden and Jonathan Chernock for Life-Wire News Service.

Sen. Lanza Responds to SIDDC Rally

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The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council (SIDDC) took their message to legislators across Staten Island on Friday, January 29. Here is their exchange with Senator Andrew Lanza outside his office in Eltingville. Organizing the event was Michael Wienberg, SIDDC Chair, with Barbara Devaney and Donna Long, advocacy co-chairs.
You can add your voice to their call for housing for people with developmental disabilities and increase salaries for direct care workers by sending a letter to
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
NYS Capitol Building
Albany, NY 12224
and
Mayor Bill De Blasio
City Hall
NY, NY 10007.

Covering the story for Life-Wire News Service:

Meredith Arout

Steven Filoramo

Joseph Jones

Dolores Palermo

with Megan Welch and Edward Gregory

Produced by Joseph Maturi

Senator Andrew Lanza Resource Fair 2015

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Published on May 5, 2015
Our coverage of NYS Senator Andrew Lanza’s 2015 Resource Fair at the JCC highlighting opportunities for people with disabilities. Our reporters interview local leaders, including Sen. Lanza, District Atty. Daniel Donavan, and NYS Assembly Representative Nicole Malliotakis.