Senator Jamaal Bailey Celebrates Unions and Caribbean Culture

Saturday Senator Jamaal Bailey hosted his 2nd annual Unions and Caribbean celebration parade. The parade started on Nereid Ave. / 238th Street and went down along White Plains Rd. to PS 41. The event featured the vibrant colors and culture found in the Caribbean, as well as labor leaders and union members. Following the parade, there were a series of performances and presentations at PS 41. 

The parade that started at East 238th Street crosses Gun Hill Road on its way to PS 41.

Senator Bailey said “The 36th District is filled with so much diversity in culture and in labor. I am thrilled to be out here celebrating that energy and hard work that is instilled in my constituents. I am so proud to be from a community like the one found here in the district,”       

The parade approaches PS 41.

This year’s honoree’s were PO Michael Chin from the 47th Precinct, Michelle Sajous from Riverbay Corporation, Community Activist Patricia Williams, and David Caraballoso from CCA Metro. 

One of several dance groups that performed at PS 41.

The awards and dances were done on stage in the auditorium, information tables and a bouncy house were set up in the gym, and delicious Caribbean food was available in the cafeteria.

Senator Bailey with Honoree Police Officer Michael Chin.
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