community event Archives

  • Greetings extended family and loved ones of the Mediation Center! Last Wednesday marked the end of another great year with YO S.OS where we held our commencement ceremony for our 2018 cohort. Our very own, David Gaskin, Project Manager for S.O.S Crown Heights, was the master of ceremonies for the night. He spoke beautifully about […]

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  • On Friday June 8th, BRIC hosted Art as a Catalyst for Change– a city wide program initiated by several Council Members including Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo and Jumaane D. Williams.  The event showcased artwork submitted by students in the BRIC art gallery.  Nationally-recognized social and criminal justice advocate Marlon Peterson (also the co-founder of YO S.O.S.) opened the […]

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  • On Friday, June 8th, the Launch community made their voices heard. At 10:30am, 100+ 7th and 8th grade scholars put their pencils down, grabbed their anti gun violence signs, lined up single file, and took to the streets. 200 members of the Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant community, led by Launch 7th grade students and […]

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  • “…Guns are loud but we are louder…. Stop shooting, start living” was the refrain that could be heard throughout Brooklyn Heights as thousands of placard bearing Anti gun violence activists clad in orange marched down Cadman Plaza, across the Brooklyn Bridge and into Lower Manhattan last Saturday.  The large Save Our Streets Banner could not be […]

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