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  • What: Roundtable: Towards a More Just NYC Where: Medgar Evers College Edison O. Jackson Auditorium 1638 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, 11225 (Bedford Ave & Crown St) When: October 5, 2016, 6-9pm Event sponsors and participants: Crown Heights Community Mediation Center; Brownsville Community Justice Center; Save Our Streets;  Make the Road NY; CASES; The Independent Commission on […]

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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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  • Legal Hand, a community legal resource center in Crown Heights, is now seeking volunteers Legal Hand Volunteers will be working within a legal self-help program operating out of the Crown Heights storefront office. This program aims to eliminate barriers to legal access for low-income residents by bringing legal help to the community itself. the volunteers […]

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  • S.O.S. Clergy Action Network will be hosting an open community forum Friday July 15 in response to recent shootings in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas, Brooklyn and more. Please join us for a conversation about the root causes and impacts of gun violence in our communities. We hope this will be a space to openly […]

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  •           Legal Hand is a new program that focuses on providing legal information and referrals to people in Crown Heights. As a Legal Hand volunteer you would learn how to assist your neighbors with navigating legal issues in their lives. If you are interested in volunteering with us please attend one […]

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  • BWALC, Brooklyn West Alternative Learning Centers, will be hosting a community youth forum for the Crown Heights community on gun violence prevention next Thursday, June 25 at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Come out to support our young people in ending gun violence! 

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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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  • Save Our Streets Crown Heights is seeking an Outreach Worker Supervisor to oversee the Crown Heights street outreach team. Check out the full job description and instructions on how to apply here: http://www.courtinnovation.org/employment/outreach-worker-supervisor . Applications are due January 15. The ideal candidate: Will live in the Crown Heights neighborhood Should possess a commitment to ending inner city gun violence […]

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  • This past Saturday, S.O.S. Crown Heights held its fourth annual Lead By Example tournament. Two hundred young people gathered together peaceably in a city park playground to play ball, and enjoy each other’s company, music, and food.  Check out more photos on our Facebook page. Photo credit: Joe Quint (If anyone objects to having their […]

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