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photo Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall accepts $120,000 check for police vests. L to R: Trustee Henry Conyers, Trustee Perry Pettus, Mayor Wayne Hall, Assemblywoman Hooper, Chief of Police James Russo, Police Lt. Richard Wells.

photo Assemblywoman Hooper presents a $50,000 check to Molloy College President Dr. Drew Bogner and Daniel Bythewood, DDS, Trustee for the College's Career Planning Center to assist minority students from both Nassau and Suffolk counties and NYC in job placement.
photo Assemblywoman Hooper presents $1,300,000 check to Superintendent Ronald Ross for the Roosevelt Union Free School District. L to R: Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, the Assemblywoman and Superintendent Ross. photo Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper, Nassau County Thomas Suozzi, and Superintendent Ronald Ross.
The Assemblywoman, center, presents the grant to Ronald Ross, Superintendent Roosevelt School District and Thomas Suozzi, County Executive, Nassau County, at the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Roosevelt Middle School.
photo The Assemblywoman joins the debutantes as they prepare to be "presented" at the Grace Cathedral, Uniondale Cotillion. Bishop Robert Harris and Pastor Novella Harris are the Spiritual leaders of Grace Cathedral. photo Assemblywoman Hooper presented a thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000) grant to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for their Delta Minerva Life Development Center for social and recreational activities delivered to seniors in their residential settings. The Delta Sigma Sorority also provided enhancement and educational stimulus for youth through public forums. These forums focus on health, self-esteem and inter-generational outreach in 2004.
This year, Delta Minerva Life Development Center received a grant in the amount of five-thousand five-hundred dollars ($5,500) to assist with their multi-generational program for seniors and girls.
photo Assemblywoman Hooper shares a moment at the Hempstead Boys and Girls Club Luncheon with members of Key Women of American, Inc., Bertha N. Harris Branch of Hempstead. The organization was awarded seven-thousand five-hundred dollars ($7,500) for mentoring youth in the prevention of drop-out, gang activities and academic achievement. L to R: Clarissa Faulk, Treasurer; Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper; Dorothy Porter, President. photo The Assemblywoman also shares a moment at the Boys and Girls Club luncheon with Karen Barnes and Dorothy Boxley of Roosevelt.
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The Higher Education Joint Budget Conference Committee Meetings
Intent on passing an on-time budget that ensures higher education to any student who desires it, the Assemblywoman negotiates the 2005/06 State budget as she serves on the joint conference budget committee on Higher Education.
photo The Hempstead Boys and Girls Club presents a plaque to Assemblywoman Hooper in appreciation of her dedicated support and service. L to R: Mayor Wayne Hall, the Assemblywoman and Deputy Mayor Henry Conyers. The Boys and Girls Club of Hempstead acknowledged Assemblywoman Hooper Woman of the Year. Wayne Hall, Mayor, Village of Hempstead, Henry Conyers, Deputy Mayor, Village of Hempstead, present a plague to the Assemblywoman. photo Assemblywoman Hooper presents a $100,000 check to Rev. & Mrs. Harry White of the Bethel AME Church for the Freeport Community Service Center/Bision Center to construct a school that will be utilized to house a day care, an after school program and a banquet hall. The center provides piano and organ lessons, interpretive dance, self-presentation, etiquette for young men and women, sharpening oral communication skills and education and pre-school care.
photo Hempstead NAACP Luncheon. L to R: Mary McClellan, Assemblywoman Hooper, Businessman Henry Holly, The Rev. Quintrell Burrell, Dorothy Porter, President, Key Women, Bertha Harris Branch, congratulate The Rev. Burrell on his award from the Hempstead Branch of the NAACP. photo L to R NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Assemblywoman Earlene Hooper and Dr. Robert A. Scott, President of Adelphi University. Sheldon Silver, Speaker, NYS Assembly, Earlene Hooper, Assemblywoman/Professor, Adelphi University, Robert Scott, President, Adelphi University as they attend Education Seminar at Adelphi University. The Assemblywoman is a professor at Adelphi University, School of Social Work.
photo History was made when Evangelist William Hooper opened Both Houses of the Legislature with prayer. Never has a member of the Legislature had the honor of a family member offer prayer to both houses. Shown L to R: Anna Hooper (Evangelist's wife), Assemblywoman Hooper and Evangelist Hooper. photo L to R Evangelist Hooper offering prayer and Assemblyman Ivan Lafayette, Speaker Pro Tempore.

Anna Hooper, Earlene Hooper, Assemblywoman, 18th AD and Pastor Evangelist William Hooper I, in NYS Assembly Chamber, Albany, N.Y. Pastor Hooper is presented a plaque of "Outstanding Achievement" from the Assemblywoman. Pastor Hooper, an international evangelist (Pennsylvania USA, South Africa, Haiti, Nigeria, etc.) made history as the first Reverend, as a sibling of a serving member of the Legislature, to open session with an inspirational prayer.
photo Assemblywoman Hooper journeyed to Durban, South Africa. During her stay, the Assemblywoman visited a public school for the Zulu Tribe and did a study of their educational system. The Assemblywoman serves on the Assembly Committee of Education. This experience provided the Assemblywoman with an opportunity to evaluate education from an international perspective. photo Assemblywoman Hooper prepares to travel to Roblens Island, South Africa, where she visited the cell wherein Nelson Mandela lived as a prisoner.
The Assemblywoman presents food to a Zulu family as she visits a Zulu Village in Durban, South Africa.
Assemblywoman Hooper celebrates with William F. Glacken, Mayor, Freeport, as they announce commercial/residential economic development in the "heart of Freeport."