Monthly Archives: February 2009

  • A special thank you to Adrian Franklin and Stacey Oliver from the Food Stamp and Nutrition Outreach program who spent a day with us at the Mediation Center this February helping residents determine if they are eligible for food stamps, begin the application process, and answer a myriad of other questions. The individual time and […]

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  • Actor, director, and screenwriter Scott Prendergast and movie producer Bonnie Timmerman met with Crown Heights Mediation Center staff and residents to discuss Black and Jewish relationships in an effort to do research on an upcoming film. The film will be based on a true story about a young African American performer who must recover from […]

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  • Since January 9th, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center has been working with a phenomenal group of young women at Paul Robeson High School through the Organization of Young Women’s Rites-of-Passage Program. Rites-of-Passage is a womanhood development program that helps young women develop a positive self-image by addressing issues that arise as girls move into […]

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  • On January 28 the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Program with the superstar 6th grade class at Middle School 334 for Academic and Social Excellence. Together, we’ll be starting a business! Through a hands on approach, the Youth Entrepreneurship Program is designed to teach young people the skills needed to start […]

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  • The Mediation Center is offering another Train-the-Trainer Conflict Resolution workshop, Friday March 6th. Call or email for more information!

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  • We Are All Brooklyn in cooperation with Project CARE, Brooklyn College Conference Center, and The Foundation Center are presenting an event about fundraising during difficult economic times. Susan Shiroma, the Senior Librarian at The Foundation Center will present on the topic on Wednesday, February 25th, 2009. The event will be held at Brooklyn College Conference […]

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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center now has an Access NYC computer terminal. This new service will help community members learn if they are eligible for over 35 different city, state, and federal human service benefits programs at one time. New Yorkers can access this information in one of seven languages, English, Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Arabic, […]

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  • On Thursday, January 29th, 2009, our very own Amy Ellenbogen, Project Director of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center, spoke at the 20th Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Interfaith Retreat on Social Justice Confronting Hate Crimes. This event was meant for religious leaders who can play an important role in reporting and addressing hate crimes. The […]

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