Monthly Archives: April 2010

  • YouthBridge-NY, a two-year leadership training program for New York City students going into 11th grade, is recruiting for Fall 2010. YouthBridge Fellows come together for monthly skill-building workshops, specialized action committees, meetings with city leaders, while developing relationships with their peers and having fun. Contact Monica Merlis at mmerlis@jcrcny.org or 212-983-4800 x122 for more information, […]

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  • Assemblyman Karim Camara is offering assistance to people filling out the 2010 Census form tomorrow from 10:00am-2:00pm. A Census representative will be on hand to answer any questions and to give forms to people who did not receive them.  If you have any questions, definitely stop by Assemblyman Camara’s office tomorrow. Get counted! Here are […]

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  • Yesterday the young women in our Youth Entrepreneurship Program conducted an interview with Lillian Jackson, a community member and wonderful cook, to kick off the oral history interviews for their cookbook project. This program is a collaboration between the Mediation Center and the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council. Ms. Jackson captivated the group with stories […]

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  • Last month the Mediation Center hosted a meeting of the current We Are All Brooklyn (WAAB) Fellowship, a leadership training program for young professionals who work at community organizations and social service agencies in Brooklyn. The group spent the morning learning about Crown Heights and heard from Richard Green (Crown Heights Youth Collective), Pastor Ken […]

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  • This spring, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is offering FREE ASSISTANCE to eligible individuals to complete the US citizenship application.   If you are eligible to apply for citizenship, you will be scheduled to meet with a trained volunteer to fill out the N-400 form and receive information about the additional requirements to complete your […]

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  • Yesterday the staff of the Mediation Center had a special treat– a visit from seven members of the New York chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) as part of their GO (Get Organized) Month. GO Month is a national event that was started to highlight the benefits of being organized and working […]

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