education Archives

  • There are wonderful resources in the community for retirees. Retirees of any age, including newly retired and semi-retired adults are invited to join the Institute for Retirees in Pursuit of Education (IRPE) at Brooklyn College. If you enjoy exploring new ideas and acquiring new skills in the company of friendly people, IRPE is for you. […]

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  • Sharon Ife Charles, Deputy Director of the Mediation Center, led a gender specific workshop on self-worth on Saturday, March 21st. “My Gems – The Value of Self-Worth” focused on building self esteem and awareness. Forty young women ages thirteen to eighteen participated in the session. Ms. Charles stressed the importance of valuing your morals and […]

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  • Publish at Scribd or explore others: Academic Work religion communication Last week, Mediation Center Project Director Amy Ellenbogen presented at the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Symposium about “Bullying and Violence in the Schools: Diagnosis, Prevention, Intervention.” Her presentation focused on responses to violence here in Crown Heights, and how the Mediation Center and other Community […]

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  • Last Thursday, the Mediation Center staff attended Partner Palooza, a resource fair at the Brooklyn Museum organized by the Community Learning Support Organization. The event allowed Community Based Organizations to present their programs to local schools and other institutions. We met people from a wide variety of organizations. These non-profits serve the community in many […]

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  • This anti-gun violence documentary was created by Kymbali Craig, Bailey’s Cafe Youth and students from Paul Robeson High school with support from the Weed and Seed Coalition of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. The Mediation Center thrives on this type of convening work. Take a look and let us know what you think about […]

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  • Fifty students from two classes from PS/IS 184 visited the Crown Heights Mediation Center last week to learn about how people of different backgrounds and beliefs work together. The trip to the Center was in preparation for the students study of the Holocaust and beginning to learn about Jewish people. The students spoke with Pastor […]

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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is busy this week out in the community with presentations and fairs. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on: Thursday we will be leading a Demonstration Session on “Visual Thinking Strategies” and manning a table at Partner Palooza, a resource fair hosted by the Brooklyn Museum. The purpose of […]

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  • On January 28 the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Program with the superstar 6th grade class at Middle School 334 for Academic and Social Excellence. Together, we’ll be starting a business! Through a hands on approach, the Youth Entrepreneurship Program is designed to teach young people the skills needed to start […]

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  • The Mediation Center is offering another Train-the-Trainer Conflict Resolution workshop, Friday March 6th. Call or email for more information!

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  • The New York Mission Society is sponsoring a Community Conversation in Education in Crown Heights. This conversation is designed to promote community involvement amongst all sectors in educational success. All members of Crown Heights are invited to participate. February 4th, 2009Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave. between St. Marks and Prospect Pl.9:30am-12:00pm Come to discuss […]

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