resources Archives

  • Since the beginning of September, a new coalition has been meeting at the Mediation Center. Organized by Assemblyman Karim Camara and Council Member Letitia James and comprised of organizations, leaders, and residents of Crown Heights, the I am C.H.A.N.G.E. (Crown Heights Area Next Generation’s Empowerment) group has taken up the issue of disconnected youth as […]

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  • Megan Sloat and Jodi Winemiller, two nursing students from Yale University, researched the community this summer and created a phenomenal Resource Guide for Families in Crown Heights. Included in the guide are resource links to social service providers, information about childhood nutrition, local day cares and neighborhood preschools, ideas for recreation, afterschool, and summer programs […]

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  • Crown Heights Mediation Center staff have been active in the community participating in a myriad of projects. Last week, we collaborated on a community painting of an anti-gun violence mural on Brooklyn Avenue and Propect Place. Youth from across Brooklyn have been learning about gun violence all summer and planning for this mural. Last Tuesday, […]

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  • The Leadership Training Institute is working in collaboration with the 71st Precinct Community Council to plan this year’s Family Day Picnic. This is a Crown Heights tradition where people from all across the community come together to celebrate one another and spend a fun day with playing on rides, eating food, enjoying entertainment, and gathering […]

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  • DOROT is an organization that strives to enhance the lives of the elderly in the greater New York metropolitan area. DOROT hosts over 35 programs and services for seniors, caregivers, volunteers, and professionals. One important service they provide is the Homelessness Prevention Program, a transitional residence in Manhattan. This location offers safe, temporary housing, meals, […]

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  • This Saturday, Mediation Center staff will be tabling about our programs and resources at Bethany United Methodist Church’s Information Fair. Do you need help with public assistance, counseling, health care, education, or financial matters? Come on by 1208 St. John’s Place tomorrow, Saturday April 18th from 11:00am-2:00pm to say hello and get some information. Also, […]

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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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  • 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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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center now has an Access NYC computer terminal. This new service will help community members learn if they are eligible for over 35 different city, state, and federal human service benefits programs at one time. New Yorkers can access this information in one of seven languages, English, Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Arabic, […]

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  • Worried about feeding your family? Many people are eligible for food stamps. Make your appointment to find out if you are today. Call 718-773-6886 to schedule an appointment on January 13th from 10am to 3pm with an HRA representative. All appointments will be at the Crown Heights Mediation Center, 256 Kingston Avenue between Lincoln and […]

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