Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn

along with

Kevin Parker



for the dedication and reveal of

Newkirk Avenue - Little Haiti
2/5 Station

The Little Haiti community in Brooklyn is coming together on the anniversary of the Battle of Vertières, to celebrate the dedication of Little Haiti and reveal the newly named 2/5 subway station to Newkirk Avenue - Little Haiti, reflecting the rich culture that surrounds the station.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Press Conference
Steps of St. Jerome Roman Catholic Church
Nostrand Avenue/Toussaint L'ouverture Blvd
(corner of Newkirk Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY

(immediately following press conference)
Newkirk Avenue
(between East 29th Street and Nostrand)
Live entertainment and resources from various organizations
Photo credit: Sam Bojarski
Toussaint L'ouverture
November 18, 1803
Battle of Vertières


November 18, 2021
218th Anniversary
Jean Jacques-Dessalines
Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn represents the 42nd Assembly District in Brooklyn covering Ditmas Park, Flatbush, East Flatbush and Midwood. She is currently the Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), and incoming Chair of the Task Force on Women's Issues. She serves on the following committees: Housing, Government Operations, Education, Banks, Health, and Higher Education. sits on Governor Hochul's Domestic Violence Advisory Council and Mayor De Blasio's MWBE Task Force.

As a current Assemblymember, District Leader, and Chair of Brooklyn Democratic Party, Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn has been an outspoken advocate on issues concerning immigration, education, economic development, unemployment, education reform, health care access, senior citizen centers, affordable housing, school safety, women's and LGBTQ rights, as well as other issues affecting the quality of life in the community.  

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