NYC Honorary Street Names


Dr. Roy Hastick Sr. Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Caton Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
Honoree: Roy Hastick Sr. (1950-2020) studied for the Catholic priesthood in his native Granada for two years, but later became the head detail for the Chief of Police in Tortola. After migrating to the U.S. in 1972, he worked at the Port Authority. He later joined the Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation. In 1985, he founded the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (CACCI) with 10 founding members. CACCI has provided emergency disaster relief in response to hurricanes and sponsors weekly small-business clinics and other programs on how to start, manage, operate, and expand a business in New York. In 1995, he was elected a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business, and was successful in getting Two-Way Trade with the Caribbean Region into the final recommendations submitted to the U.S. Congress. Among his many awards were an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from CUNY, and a Goodwill Ambassador Award from the Jewish Community. (Eugene)

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