The New York State Senate

Senator Montgomery honors UPROSE's Youth Justice members

On Thursday, August 11th, Senator Montgomery joined Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE to honor their Youth Justice members for their service and commitment to social and environmental justice issues.

UPROSE is Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization entering their 50th year of service. Today, UPROSE is an intergenerational,multi-racial, nationally-recognized community organization that promotes the sustainability and resiliency of the Sunset Park community in Brooklyn through community organizing, education, leadership development and cultural/artistic expression.