Tonight at 6pm, Save Our Streets Crown Heights (S.O.S.) will hold a grassroots shooting response at Eastern Parkway and Schenectady Avenue. This will be a chance for the community to take ownership in demonstrating that shootings and killings are not acceptable in Crown Heights, and that too many residents have suffered though the loss of loved ones.

Here are the details:

Location: Eastern Parkway and Schenectady Avenue (look for the S.O.S. posters)
Date: Friday, July 23, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm

For more information, call 347-401-1595.

S.O.S. is a neighborhood based movement to end shootings and killings. Working with the community, highly trained workers:

  • Provide immediate interventions whenever a shooting occurs.
  • Reach out to the victims, friends, and family members.
  • Work to ensure that retaliatory shootings do not take place.
  • Create a community network of residents, clergy, and business owners.