diversity Archives

  • This week the Mediation Center and Crown Heights Jewish Community Council celebrated the accomplishments of the young women in the Youth Entrepreneurship Program with a graduation ceremony and book launch party for the cookbook they created, Crown Heights is Cookin’.  The young women, from diverse backgrounds themselves, interviewed and photographed a diverse group of Crown […]

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  • Yesterday the young women in our Youth Entrepreneurship Program conducted an interview with Lillian Jackson, a community member and wonderful cook, to kick off the oral history interviews for their cookbook project. This program is a collaboration between the Mediation Center and the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council. Ms. Jackson captivated the group with stories […]

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  • On Tuesday evening, June 30th, nineteen community members graduated the Leadership Training Institute of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. The event was attended by over 60 community leaders, friends, and family members. The graduates were recognized with citations, certificates, and representatives from the following elected officials: New York State Senator Eric Adams, State Assemblyman […]

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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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