Dennis Rahiim Watson Day Declared In New York

January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dennis Rahiim Watson Appreciation Day has been declared as August 19, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City by Manhattan Borough President Gail Brewer, with Mr. Watson also receiving a citation from City Comptroller Scott Stringer for his anti-gun violence among black males campaign dubbed ‘Black on Black Love -To End Black on Black Violence.’

Athena Moore, Harlem Director, Gail Brewer, Manhattan Borough President & Dennis Rahiim Watson:


The citation said, “The City of New York, Office of the Comptroller presented a commendation to Dennis Rahiim Watson for more then three decades of outstanding work to support families and young New Yorkers across the five boroughs; for his commitment to ending gun violence in African American communities; for his steadfast leadership as Chairman of the Black Men Against Gun Violence Task Force and President/CEO of the Center for Black Student Achievement; for his dedicated efforts to address issues affecting our City’s African American residents; for working together with community leaders and elected officials to raise awareness about the negative impacts of gun violence; for his devoted effort to improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers; and for his tremendous contributions to the City of New York.”

For more information, email or call 347-849-6259.

The full Dennis Rahiim Watson Day proclamation follows below [PDF here]:

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