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  • Each fall Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (YO S.O.S.) welcomes a new cohort of high school students intent on becoming leaders in the anti-gun violence movement. This year’s cohort of 18 youth come from 5 Central Brooklyn neighborhoods and 10 different schools. They have been trained to have a deeper understanding of the roots […]

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  • On Dec. 7th, Save Our Streets Clergy Organizer Kevin Jones organized the 2nd Annual Night of Remembrance for families who lost victims to gun violence. Over seventy attendees poured into the Bethany Community Center for a night of healing. There was one group session for the adults where the attendees openly shared their experiences and […]

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  • This December, NIA hosted the 3rd Annual College Night for youth and community members. Gerina Davis, the Youth and Community Clinician, took lead on the event, inviting more than 12 college and university representatives to table and present. The goal of the event was to expose youth to the culture, comradery and experience of Historical […]

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  • What do you call a play that takes the commentary of the movie and series “Dear White People,” the parody of “Bamboozled,” the movement of African American Greek fraternities and sororities rooted African step, the soulful sound of Negro spirituals, and the element of restorative justice practices? It is the dynamic play titled, “What to […]

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