community service Archives

  • Congratulations to Bailey’s Cafe, winner of the Honorable Mention award of the 2009 Make Talk Work International Video Competition! This competition, sponsored by the JAMS Foundation, and CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, was a video project designed to increase public awareness of dispute resolution through the use of short […]

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  • On Sunday June 7th, 3,000 residents of Crown Heights joined together for a Crown Heights tradition – a full day of celebration at the 15th Annual Family Day Picnic at Lefferts Park. The day began with a parade down Empire Boulevard. Families then had the opportunity to eat and play together during the picnic. Activities […]

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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is beginning to highlight some phenomenal members of this community.Dorothy Jean Bembry-Guet is an active Crown Heights community member, a Leadership Training Institute participant, a union 1199 delegate, a tenant organizer, a mother, a grandmother, and a New York University graduate. She moved to Brooklyn from Georgia and has […]

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  • AmeriCorps week of service is celebrated May 9th-16th this year. AmeriCorps is a national service program that gives adults of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to commit to community service through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. This is a week to highlight and recognize the work done by AmeriCorps […]

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  • The Adolescent ACTION Advocates will offer youth from 10th grade to 19 years-old the opportunity to learn and utilize a choice of service activities. These activities will meet the needs of the Bedford-Stuyvesant community by outreaching, educating, and establishing a relationship with the youth, helping and influencing the self-improvement of themselves as well as their […]

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