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  • On May 30th, Volunteer Coordinator Hannah Margolin and Director of Youth Programs Heather Day presented on the work of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center’s history and programs at a conference called “Community Centers for Promoting Access to Justice” in Kiev, Ukraine. The conference was hosted by the USAID’s New Justice Program, and featured our […]

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  • On Friday, June 8th, the Launch community made their voices heard. At 10:30am, 100+ 7th and 8th grade scholars put their pencils down, grabbed their anti gun violence signs, lined up single file, and took to the streets. 200 members of the Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant community, led by Launch 7th grade students and […]

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  • “…Guns are loud but we are louder…. Stop shooting, start living” was the refrain that could be heard throughout Brooklyn Heights as thousands of placard bearing Anti gun violence activists clad in orange marched down Cadman Plaza, across the Brooklyn Bridge and into Lower Manhattan last Saturday.  The large Save Our Streets Banner could not be […]

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  • On June 2nd, the streets of Kingston Avenue were filled with S.O.S. staff and community members wearing orange t-shirts. Throughout the city of New York and across the country, people were wearing orange to raise awareness about gun violence. Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot […]

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