anti-violence Archives

  • On Saturday, May 20th, over 500 community members joined together on Kingston Avenue from St Marks Ave to Dean Street as it was transformed into a two-block street festival filled with activities, performances, and community resources for the 7th annual Kingston Avenue Festival. The Festival is an annual neighborhood event celebrating arts and community in the neighborhood. The Festival […]

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  • Following the great success of Hercules in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Public Library, Theater of War has formalized their partnership with the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. Theater of War NYC brings theater projects and community conversations that address critical public health and social issues to all five boroughs. The project combines theater and public forums […]

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  • The S.O.S. Clergy Action Network will now be organizing responses to shooting incidents beyond the current catchment area of S.O.S. Crown Heights. We will organize neighbors and clergy whenever a shooting takes place anywhere in the 77th precinct. Please join us to send a signal that shooting is not acceptable. People most likely to be involved […]

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  • On January 14th, community members gathered together on MLK Weekend to honor and learn about Martin Luther King Jr., his activism and impact on race relations in the United States, and create posters relating to King’s nonviolence principles. King’s notion of nonviolence had six key principles: First, one can resist evil without resorting to violence Second, […]

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