May was a busy month for the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center! The Annual Kingston Ave Festival and the Arts to End Violence Gallery Opening gathered hundreds of community members and supporters to celebrate music, art, and community building. The S.O.S. Clergy Action Network partnered with CAMBA and the School for Democracy and Leadership to host the Second Annual “Increase the Peace” Community Youth Symposium, featuring a full day of interactive workshops and entertainment to support families, children and teens to navigate violence and other community challenges. Additionally, YO S.O.S. concluded the 2014-2015 program year and was featured in a video series by Brooklyn Independent Media leading up to the June 17th “Youth #BHeard” Town Hall.
Check out videos and articles from this month’s events below:
- Brooklyn Independent Media – YO S.O.S Teens Talk Teen Violence and Social Media: Watch
- Brooklyn Independent Media – YO S.O.S Speaks Out about Violence, Stereotypes, and Growing Up In Brooklyn: Watch
- News 12 Brooklyn – Brooklyn Art Gallery Raises Violence Awareness: Watch and Read
- News 12 Brooklyn – Arts to End Violence Gallery: Watch
- Brooklyn Independent Media and Voices of NY – Working to End Violence Through Art: Watch and Read
- News 12 Brooklyn – Teen Anti-Violence Conference Urges Students to ‘Increase the Peace’: Watch and Read