February 24, 2017 – AMNY – A town hall grows in Brooklyn
A town hall in Brooklyn. Some 800 people pack into Union Temple to speak to their congresswoman. At capacity, more constituents are told to go across the street to the Brooklyn Public Library’s main branch to watch via livestream. The Brooklynites are engaged, angry, and fired up about President Donald Trump. They’re here to make democracy happen.
February 23, 2017 – BKLYNER – “It’s The Titanic Approaching The Iceberg,” Rep. Yvette Clarke Slams Trump’s First Days in Office
Members of the Flatbush-based activist group Indivisible 9th were a strong visual presence at the town hall, holding up signs and preparing a list of questions about their priority issues. “We’re holding her accountable in our absence,” said Mela Ottaiano of Indivisible 9th. “She’s the one in Washington D.C. doing the work. We want to remind her that we’re here and we care.”
February 23, 2017 – MSNBC – Rep. Yvette Clarke Holds #BrooklynResists Town Hall
Representative Yvette Clarke, D-NY, held a packed town hall in Brooklyn, NY where constituents expressed their concern over the current administration. Brooklyn voted overwhelmingly Democratic during the last election.
February 22, 2017 – News 12 – Rep. Yvette Clarke holds town hall meeting
Residents packed an overcrowded town hall meeting at a Jewish temple in Prospect Park with Rep. Yvette Clarke Wednesday to discuss President Donald Trump’s first month in office. Organizers say they had an overflow of about 300 people. Residents booed as Clarke outlined some of the president’s controversial new policies on immigration, the environment and health care.
February 22, 2017 – Indivisible 9th – Indivisible 9th Wants to Know: How Will Yvette Clarke Support the Resistance?
Indivisible 9th, a new civic group building on the Indivisible platform sweeping the nation, has mobilized concerned citizens in New York’s 9th congressional district.
In advance of Rep. Yvette Clarke’s Town Hall, scheduled for this evening, scores of Indivisible 9th members responded to a survey that asked them to indicate key areas of concern. Last week, more than 70 members met to prioritize specific questions they want Rep. Clarke to answer.