Celebrating the Brooklyn Power 100

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, #1 on Brooklyn Power 100 and a keynote speaker for the event, addressing the crowd.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, #1 on Brooklyn Power 100 and a keynote speaker for the event, addressing the crowd.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, #1 on Brooklyn Power 100 and a keynote speaker for the event, addressing the crowd.

Celebrating the Brooklyn Power 100

A look at City & State’s gala recognizing 100 of the most influential leaders in Brooklyn.
September 4, 2019

On Aug. 21, City & State recognized the individuals on the Brooklyn Power 100. The evening gala at The Dumbo Loft in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood featured keynote remarks by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, with City & State’s Jeff Coltin serving as emcee.

From left, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, #4 on Brooklyn Power 100; Met Council CEO and former New York City Councilman David Greenfield, #32 on Brooklyn Power 100.
From left, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, #4 on Brooklyn Power 100; Met Council CEO and former New York City Councilman David Greenfield, #32 on Brooklyn Power 100.
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  • From left, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, #4 on Brooklyn Power 100; Met Council CEO and former New York City Councilman David Greenfield, #32 on Brooklyn Power 100.
  • From left, Floyd Rumohr, CEO of Brooklyn Community Pride Center and #88 on Brooklyn Power 100, and Doug Friedlander, executive director of United Community Schools.
  • From left, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, #4 on Brooklyn Power 100, and Jeanine Ramirez, Brooklyn reporter for NY1 and #73 on Brooklyn Power 100.
  • View of the attendees of the Brooklyn Power 100 event.
  • City & State reporter Jeff Coltin, emcee for the event, addresses the crowd.
  • State Sen. Zellnor Myrie, #25 on Brooklyn Power 100, enjoying the keynote speeches.
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, #1 on Brooklyn Power 100 and a keynote speaker for the event, addressing the crowd.
  • Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, #5 on Brooklyn Power 100 and a keynote speaker for the event, addressing the crowd.
  • A group of people chatting, including New York City Councilman Rafael Espinal Jr., #17 on Brooklyn Power 100.
  • From left, New York City Councilman Robert Cornegy Jr., #11 on Brooklyn Power 100; Shahana Hanif, director of organizing and community engagement for New York City Councilman Brad Lander; Elizabeth Adams, legislative director for New York City Councilman
  • From left, Gregg Bishop, and state Sen. Zellnor Myrie, #25 on Brooklyn Power 100.
  • From left, Nancy Clermont, director of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and New York Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, #52 on Brooklyn Power 100.
  • New York City Councilman Mark Treyger, #16 on Brooklyn Power 100, in conversation during the event.
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