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  • On Thursday February 28th, a group of about fifty community members of all ages joined us for Neighbors in Action’s 2nd annual Black History Month event. The night was organized by team members from S.O.S and Youth Programs. The space was filled with young people creating art pieces based on famous African American art and […]

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  • On February 13th, we hosted our 6th annual career night at Repair the World. It was a powerful event with a panel of fourteen professionals who brought great energy, interest and enthusiasm while sharing their career choices with youth from all over Brooklyn. Specifically, our career panel included a doctor, registered nurse, activist, actor, architect, […]

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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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