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Public Advocate Letitia James holding a copy of City & State's Brooklyn issue. (Ali Garber)

On Thursday, May 4, City & State celebrated the release of our Brooklyn issue with an event at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Along with remarks from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and cover star, Public Advocate Letitia James, the room was filled with the borough's most influential leaders from five different sectors. Scroll below for a recap of the festivities. All photos by Ali Garber.

City & State Brooklyn issue launch

Lester Crockett and Ernest Logan
Lester Crockett, Regional Director CSEA/AFSCME Local 1000, Region 11 and Ernest Logan, President of Council of School Supervision and Administrators.

Anthony Lolli
Anthony Lolli (right), founder and CEO of Rapid Reality.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

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Rachel Pratt, senior vice president of youth and community services at New York Road Runners.

City & State Brooklyn issue launch

Nick Powell City & State Brooklyn issue launch

Ernest Logan City & State Brooklyn issue launch

Zakiyah Ansari City & State Brooklyn issue launch
Zakiyah Ansari (seated with flowers), advocacy director at the Alliance for Quality Education.

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NY Road Runner City & State Brooklyn issue launch

City & State Brooklyn issue launch

City & State Brooklyn issue launch

City & State Brooklyn issue

View the full gallery of photos from our Brooklyn issue event, here.