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Clergy ends fast, rallies for SUNY Downstate

The faith-based leaders who fasted for two days to defend health care services and jobs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center had a message for state officials: Central Brooklyn needs SUNY Downstate.

“When the community stands together, no one can beat us,” said Pastor Shane Vital of Maranatha Seventh Day Adventist Church.

A half-dozen clergy, members of the SUNY Downstate Coalition of Faith, Labor and Community Leaders, spoke at the March 11 rally, held at the 470 Clarkson Ave. entrance to the Brooklyn hospital. The clergy began their fast March 9; they spent two nights in a 30-foot trailer parked in front of the hospital.

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Brooklyn’s fourth-largest employer. The majority of the center’s 8,000 workers live in the borough. Downstate is a vital economic engine for Brooklyn and New York. The medical center generates more than $1.3 billion yearly for the state’s economy. Every dollar invested returns $12 to the local economy.

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