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  • Young Men ages 16 to 24 come join our Men’s Group! The next Make It Happen men’s group will start on Wednesday (9/21) at 6pm at the Bed Stuy PAL located at 495 Gates Avenue Brooklyn, NY. The Make It Happen Men’s group provides therapeutic services to young men of color by helping them overcome the difficult […]

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  • Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Neighborhood Strength Fellowship will provide critical support to the Foundation’s Neighborhood Strength resident-led grantmaking model. Over the course of eight months, Fellows will develop their capacity to facilitate community processes and complete an analysis of community assets and challenges. The Foundation is currently seeking two Fellows—one per neighborhood—to support this process in Crown Heights (deadline August 1) and […]

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  • Join us for The Art of Effective Networking next Thursday June 2! The workshop will be conducted by blogstar, on air personality, life coach, and award-winning author, Rae Holliday. Come by the Mediation Center (256 Kingston Avenue) at 3 PM to learn more about making connections and building a career. This event is open for […]

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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is seeking a Youth Programs Assistant to support youth-focused programs including Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (YO S.O.S.), the Anti-Gun Violence Youth Employment Program (AGVYEP), the Arts to End Violence Festival, and additional school and community-based workshops and presentations. Read more and apply here: http://www.courtinnovation.org/employment/youth-programs-assistant The Crown Heights Community Mediation […]

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  • Groundswell Mural Project is accepting applications for its Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship. Young people involved in this program will meet from October to April and will receive four payments of $50 throughout, as long as they have good attendance. Participants will work together to design and create a mural that reflects their visions/learning about Crown Heights’ […]

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  • YO S.O.S is a year-long leadership training program for high school youth interested in reducing violence and cultivating stronger neighborhoods in Brooklyn and beyond. Each spring, the youth complete a series of job-readiness workshops with the goal of securing summer employments. Do you know of a business or community organization that would be able to […]

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  • On Wednesday, March 11, S.O.S. and Brownsville Community Justice Center staff accompanied a group of young people to to A10 Championship Tournament at the Barclay’s Center. They saw a game between Fordham and George Mason, and a second game between Duquesne and St. Louis. Some of these young people are part of a new initiative called Justice […]

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  • Looking for scholarships or work opportunities? Here’s a list of some great opportunities with upcoming deadlines! If you’re interested in applying and need some extra help, come by the Mediation Center or call us at 718-773-6886. EDUCATION & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:         Youth Communication’s Annual Awards for Youth in Foster Care – (http://goo.gl/b3Ozu8) – Deadline: March 6 […]

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  • The Mediation Center is offering free tax assistance this spring! IRS-certified volunteers will be at our office on February 21 and March 21, from 10 AM – 4 PM to help anyone earning less than $58,000 file their taxes. Find out more about what credits you might qualify for, including the Earned Income Tax Credit […]

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  • On Friday, January 23rd, 10 young men gathered in the Crown Heights office to learn about a new opportunity to build job readiness skills and prepare for successful careers. The S.O.S. staff were joined by Kayin Latson, Program Coordinator at the Brownsville Community Justice Center, as well as a young alum of the “Justice Community […]

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