Monthly Archives: June 2010

  • The 88th Precinct H.E.L.P. (Helping Encourage Leadership Potential) Program is a free summer camp for young people ages 12-16. H.E.L.P. is currently recruiting youth for its six week program. For more information, contact Youth Officers P.O. Santos or P.O. Pool at 718-636-6569 or check out the 88th Precinct Community Council’s website.

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  • On Monday June 21, 6th and 7th grade students at the Brooklyn School for Global Studies were honored for their accomplishments over the course of the year. Among the honorees were nine students recognized for their participation in the middle school Peer Mediation program offered on site by the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. During […]

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  • Next Tuesday the New York Academy of Medicine and the Drug Policy Alliance are hosting a community consultation for Brooklyn on drug policy, and community members are invited to attend. The meeting is part of a series of consultations around the topic of drug policies and their impacts, and they aim to hear personal experiences, […]

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  • Over the past several weeks, members of our Leadership Training Institute have been working hard to line up vendors and activities for their Eat Healthy/Eat Local Fair on June 26th, in collaboration with the Health Fair at St. Gregory’s on that day. The Eat Healthy/Eat Local portion of the fair will feature a number of […]

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  • On Saturday, June 19th Bailey’s Cafe, will be hosting Voices of Change, a fundraiser featuring dinner, theater, live music by Michael Hill’s Blues Mob, and dancing in honor of Brooklyn Change Makers at the Hattie Carthan Garden from 5:00-9:00 pm. The garden is on Marcy Avenue between Clifton Place and Lafayette Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The […]

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  • Today, High School Peer Mediators from the Brooklyn School for Global Studies visited Safe Horizon’s Brooklyn Mediation Center.  Accompanied by Crown Heights staff person Eleanor Anderson, the students were treated to an exclusive tour by Safe Horizon staff member Rusa Fischer. The students learned about how volunteer mediators are trained, where mediations take place, the most common types […]

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  • Last Sunday, June 6th, the Mediation Center participated in the 71st Precinct’s annual Family Day Picnic.  The sky was cloudy, but Hamilton Metz park was full of community members young and old enjoying the rides, hot dogs and burgers.  The Mediation Center got in on the fun too, handing out balloons, painting faces and spreading […]

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  • This Wednesday, the Paul Robeson High School students part of the Crown Heights Oral History Project will showcase their work at a community event at LaunchPad. Over the past several months, the students have interviewed over 45 people who have lived in Crown Heights for over 15 years, and in the process they have learned […]

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  • This Sunday, June 6th the 71st Precinct, the 71st Precinct Community Council, and Health Plus are putting on the annual Family Day Picnic.  The event starts at 11:30 am with a parade that starts  at New York Avenue and Empire Boulevard and finishes at Hamilton-Metz Park. The event will feature free kosher and non-kosher food […]

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  • Youth Entrepreneurship Program, which is nearing the completion of its community cookbook project that will feature stories and recipes from a diverse group of Crown Heights residents, was featured in the Daily News on Tuesday, June 1.  The Youth Entrepreneurship Program is a joint project between the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council and the Crown […]

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