Pictures of the Week: May 7th-12th, 2017

First Lady Chirlane McCray read to children during a Community Baby Shower at the Lewis Latimer School in Brooklyn on Saturday. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray honored Harry Belafonte by renaming the 115th Street Library the Harry Belafonte–115th Street Library during a ceremony in Harlem on Monday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
First Lady Chirlane McCray stood with Commissioner to the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs Brigadier General (ret.) Loree Sutton during a presentation of Theater of War, a play at the Pregones Theater in the Bronx. The play brings ancient Greek plays to current military audiences. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office
Comedian Hasan Minhaj accepted a City Proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Reception at Gracie Mansion on Wednesday. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the expansion of the Community Schools Initiative to 69 new schools at I.S. 155 Nicholas Herkimer school in Brooklyn on Thursday. The initiative will provide students with expanded learning opportunities, robust family engagement, an explicit focus on social-emotional development, and enrichment programming through partnerships with community based organizations. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio shook hands with the students of I.S. 155 Nicholas Herkimer after the announcement. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Women listened as First Lady Chirlane McCray spoke about ThriveNYC during a “Ladies Night Out” event at a home in Brooklyn on Thursday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
A young girl walks with balloons on Gates Avenue in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office

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