Rep. Clarke Delivers Commencement Address at St. Francis College
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) delivered the commencement address for the graduating class of 2009 at
“I am honored to receive this honorary degree from
More than 300 students received their undergraduate degrees along with
Rep. Clarke represents the 11th Congressional District which includes Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Sunset Park, Carroll Gardens, Kensington, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Prospect Park. This is her second term in Congress.
Rep. Clarke was recently appointed Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity and Science and Technology for the 111th Congress. She also serves as the Whip for the Congressional Black Caucus, the Senior Whip for the Democratic Caucus, and has recently been selected to serve as a board member for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.