Monthly Archives: May 2010

  • This Sunday the Malcom X Grassroots Movement and the Crystal House Project are sponsoring Malcom X Fest from 12pm-5pm at 89 Crystal St. in Brooklyn. Activities will include Self Defense/Anti Police Brutality Training, t-shirt making workshops, children’s activities, and DJ Asere mixing Malcom X speeches and hip-hop all day. Bring a potluck dish to share […]

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  • The New York Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers recently recognized Project Director Amy Ellenbogen with a Social Work Image Award for her work in community organizing at the Mediation Center. Other honorees included Martha Adams Sullivan (Chapter Service Award), Patricia Volland (Lifetime Achievement Award), Marlene Rodriguez (Social Work Image Award, Administration), and […]

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  • Community Board 8 is co-sponsoring an event called Tools and Resources Men Need for 2010 and Beyond on Saturday, June 12th from 12:00-5:00pm. The event will be at Berean Missionary Baptist Church, 1635 Bergen St between Rochester and Utica Aves. The event will feature a panel discussion, “What I Wish My Father Told Me,” with Jitu […]

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  • This spring, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is offering FREE ASSISTANCE to eligible individuals to complete the U.S. 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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  • Year Up is a program that prepares ambitious young adults ages 18-24 for careers in IT and finance through offering intensive training in these areas while students receive a weekly stipend and college credits. Over five months, students learn technical, financial, and professional skills and then have opportunities to work as information technology or investment […]

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  • If you haven’t already seen the new website of Community Board 8, be sure to check it out here. Along with a great redesign, the website also features employment and community news listings, as well as various resources around the community and a lovely running slide show with pictures of the area.

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  • LaunchPad, a new creative space located at 721 Franklin Avenue, is dedicated to hosting free events focused on the arts, community programming, technology, and more. The following are some of their fun upcoming events, which are also on their Facebook page. And while you’re on Facebook, don’t forget to become a fan of the Mediation […]

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  • Last week, the Mediation Center’s Leadership Training Institute hosted a screening of “Food, Inc.” at our office. Throughout their training sessions this year, the group has developed a strong interest in food justice and food activism and are working hard to organize a healthy food fair on June 26th that will educate the community about […]

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