Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement in remembrance of the thirteenth anniversary of September 11, 2001:
“On this day, we remember the attacks that claimed thousands of lives and changed the City of New York and the United States forever. We honor the memory of those who died and affirm that we will never forget them. We honor the bravery of the men and women who risked their lives to rescue the victims, many of whom never returned home to their families,” said Congresswoman Clarke, who as a member of the New York City Council and currently the Committee on Homeland Security in the House of Representatives has worked to provide resources for victims of the attack.
U.S. Representative Yvette D. Clarke is a member of the House Committee on Small Business, Ethics, and Homeland Security, where she is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies. She represents many neighborhoods in central and southern Brooklyn, NY which include Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Gerritsen Beach, Madison, Midwood, parts of Park Slope and Flatlands, Prospect Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Sheepshead Bay, and Windsor Terrace.