Samra Brouk (Guatemala) Is newly elected to the New York State Senate

From Spectrum News in New York State:


Samra Brouk

“State Senator Samra Brouk is a freshman Democrat from Rochester who has spent much of her life working on behalf of others.

After graduating from Williams College, Brouk volunteered with the Peace Corps in Guatemala, where she was a health educator. After her return to New York, she founded a non-profit, which enables seniors to age in place. Most recently, Brouk raised money for Chalkbeat, a grassroots journalism organization devoted to education.:

Brouk spoke with Capital Tonight host Susan Arbetter about what she hopes to bring to Albany.  Here is the interview:–sd—55

Please note:  Thank you to the group RPCVs for Political Action for this  important news. They posted on their Facebook page a link to the ZOOM ceremony in which Senator Brouk was sworn to office. I believe it is also noted in the ceremony that Senator Brouk is the daughter of an Ethiopian immigrant.







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  • Congratulations Samra!
    from a Peace corps family; two brothers who served in India, a third brother in Samoa and a daughter in Bolivia!
    Steve Donovan, India 20B, 1965 – 67

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