community art Archives

  • 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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  • On Wednesday, March 1st, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center was invited to participate in the announcement of the city’s newest Public Artist in Residence (PAIR), Bryan Doerries. The NYC Department of Veteran’s Services and Department of Cultural Affairs has named Doerries as the City’s newest PAIR in hopes of enhancing the City’s services through […]

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  • Calling all local artists! Steppers, singers, rappers, spoken word artists, dancers, poets, and more– we’re looking for original pieces with an anti-violence message. Think you’ve got what it takes? Come audition at one of our 3 monthly casting calls! January 25th, February 23rd and March 4th from 5:30-7:30 at 256 Kingston Ave. Please email kupetza@crownheights.org […]

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  • On November 3rd and 4th, S.O.S. Crown Heights partnered with Legal Aid to host a workshop teaching the youth about their basic rights. Legal Aid representatives educated the nearly fifteen youth in attendance on discrimination, stereotyping and bias. Stories were shared about experiences with stereotyping and confusion involving community members and the police. The youth also […]

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