workshop Archives

  • Community Board 8 is co-sponsoring an event called Tools and Resources Men Need for 2010 and Beyond on Saturday, June 12th from 12:00-5:00pm. The event will be at Berean Missionary Baptist Church, 1635 Bergen St between Rochester and Utica Aves. The event will feature a panel discussion, “What I Wish My Father Told Me,” with Jitu […]

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  • Last week the New York cohort of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs gave an evening presentation of their findings about Crown Heights, after studying the community intensively during the previous week. In pursuit of what they referred to as the “logic of change” in Crown Heights, they spent the week immersed in researching the community […]

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  • This week members from the New York contingent of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs have been studying Crown Heights, using the Mediation Center as their home base. They have been working intensively, spending their days out in the community making connections, and meeting with people to examine how change occurs, through institutions, individuals, […]

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  • Mediation Center staff spent three days last week training Peer Educators at the Morris Heights Health Center at Truman High School. The training created a cohort of peer educators who will contribute to the community, learn about the services of the clinic, and help their classmates navigate sexual health decisions and other issues adolescents face. […]

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  • In today’s economic crisis, it seems almost impossible to be optimistic about future employment possibilities. But, wait! Step in UGOT (Urban Green Industries Outreach and Training Program), and a whole host of experts and politicians who believe that if we work to clean up the environment and control global warming, we can create an entirely […]

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  • On Thursday night, the Leadership Training Institute met at the Mediation Center to learn about Coalition Building. Rabbi Bob Kaplan of Cause NY-JCRC led the session, teaching the group about his extensive experience building coalitions around the world. He stressed the importance of understanding one’s own and the group’s capacity and assessing the situation through […]

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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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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is offering another free Mediation Skills mini-workshops on Tuesday, January 27th. Join educators, human service professionals and other community members for a light snack and a savory sample of our customized trainings in conflict resolution, mediation, and more. What: Free Mediation Skills Mini Training “Bite“ When: Tuesday, January 27th, […]

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  • On December 17th We Are All Brooklyn, in collaboration with Project CARE, the Mediation Center, and Sovereign Bank hosted an event for the non-profit community about how to manage the current fiscal crisis. With over 200 attendees, this successful event taught us the importance of collaboration with other organizations and communication within our communities. Thank […]

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