Monthly Archives: July 2009

  • The Mediation Center has been for working for the past three years with a committee of Crown Heights leaders to address the social factors that lead to gun violence in our community. Simultaneously a group of young adults have been working with Assemblyman Camara to address this issue. This summer we’ve partnered together with the […]

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  • The Greenpoint Youth Court is taking a field trip to visit the Brooklyn Criminal Court and learn about our judicial system from the Honorable John Wilson, Judge, and Court officer Christopher Conroy. Blacks and Jews in Conversation, Inc., along with the Mediation Center have sponsored this opportunity, where youth court members will find out what […]

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  • On Tuesday evening, June 30th, nineteen community members graduated the Leadership Training Institute of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. The event was attended by over 60 community leaders, friends, and family members. The graduates were recognized with citations, certificates, and representatives from the following elected officials: New York State Senator Eric Adams, State Assemblyman […]

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  • On Monday, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center hosted over a dozen young people, eager to spend their summer painting a mural denouncing gun violence in their community. The students heard from community residents whose family members had been victims of gun violence, and learned how devastating the experience is. Debbie Griffin-Daza recounted how her […]

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