Build and Grow was the theme for the evening as the Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Head Start program hosted its annual My Guy and Me Night.
Held at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix, My Guy and Me Night provided children in the Head Start and Discovery Day Care programs an opportunity to bring their dad, grandpa, uncle, or significant male with them for an evening of family fun.Continue reading →
There are a number of measures I sponsor that would expand women’s rights and protections, as well as serve to better protect children.
I wanted to highlight a few this week that would help the punishment fit the crime and also, make it easier for women and children to access services when in need.
Increase penalties for human trafficking. Human trafficking exploits vulnerable individuals. Victims of sex and labor trafficking are made to act against their will and, in many cases, are forced or coerced into committing crimes. Continue reading →
Living so close to Fort Drum, we see firsthand the tremendous sacrifices our soldiers make in the name of defending both our country and our freedom.
Enduring everything from long periods away from their loved ones to courageously fighting on the front lines, there is no way we could ever repay our troops for their selflessness.
While we should show our appreciation to veterans and current service members year-round, May — which is Military Appreciation Month — presents special opportunities to recognize our troops. Continue reading →