anti-gun violence Archives

  • Tonight at 6pm, Save Our Streets Crown Heights (S.O.S.) will hold a grassroots shooting response at Eastern Parkway and Schenectady Avenue. This will be a chance for the community to take ownership in demonstrating that shootings and killings are not acceptable in Crown Heights, and that too many residents have suffered though the loss of […]

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  • Do you have design skills and are looking for a way to make a difference? Submit a logo proposal for our new anti-violence initiative.  See details below, or download the full document by clicking here. — Design Request for ProposalsSave Our Streets Crown Heights(S.O.S. Crown Heights)Stop Shooting. Start Living. OVERVIEWThe Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is […]

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  • Last night around fifty young people and community leaders from Crown Heights gathered in the atrium at Marcus Garvey Nursing Home to talk about gun violence in the community.  Lead skillfully by two youth facilitators, Audley Jackson and Naiyah Wagoner, the young people present had a unique chance to voice their feelings and concerns about […]

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  • The Mediation Center is looking for a name for its new anti-gun violence program which will be launching soon. The program will use a data-based public health approach to reduce the number of shootings and killings in our community, and will have five major components: community mobilization, youth outreach, public education, faith-based leader involvement, and […]

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