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  • Radical Women, Brooklyn Museum, Ester Hernández, Chicana art, Sara Gómez, Marta Moreno Vega, Lygia Pape, Ana Mendieta, Marta Minujín, Margarita Paksa, Victoria Santa Cruz, Latina art, feminism, Feliza Bursztyn, Zilia Sánchez, feminist art, Latin American women artists,
    Apr 13 - Jul 22: Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960 - 1985
  • May 24 - June 24: HIMBAD and The 9th Wave | Solo Exhibition
  • JUN 5 - Aug 11: BRIC 'CELEBRATE BROOKLYN!'
  • Jun 21: Twilight Chorus (for Humans) at Brooklyn Botanical Garden
  • Jun 22: FAB Friday Kids’ Concert - Anza’s Spanish Sing-Along
  • JUN 8 - FEB 3: M.C. ESCHER

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11th Annual Job Fair

You are cordially invited to Senator Kevin Parker’s 11th Annual Job Fair in partnership with NYC Council Member Jumaane D. Williams. Please reserve your Free Entry Tickets for Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 10:00am-3:00pm at Brooklyn College Student Union Building.

This is a FREE event where you can meet representatives from federal, state, city, private and nonprofit agencies, including those specializing in Green jobs. In addition there will be job readiness workshops, resume Building Interview techniques and Training creating professional representation and more…

Organizations that are confirmed to attend:

  • OBT (Opportunity for a Better Tomorrow)
  • BEOC
  • MTA New York City Transit
  • Oxford Nursing Home
  • Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • NYPD Recruitment Section
  • Metro North Railroad
  • NYC Parks Department
  • Army
  • New York State Department of Civil Service
  • MTA Bridges and Tunnels

and many, many more!

RSVP here.

Free Rain Barrel Giveaway

Free rain barrel giveaway. Help to conserve water. To RSVP please call Councilmember Robert Cornegy’s office: 718-919-0740 or email [email protected]

There are two pick-up events: Saturday, June 9, and Saturday, June 16. One rain barrel per household will be available.

Co- Purchasing Workshop: 1 House + 2 Buyers = Great Deal

The Co Purchasing Option: Do you feel priced out of today’s real estate market? Have you ever thought it would be great to pool together with a friend so you can both get the home you are looking for? This workshop is for you. Join Real Estate Attorney, Howard Brickner and Managing Director of FM Mortgages, as they share their insights on the process of buying a home with a friend or family member. This workshop will cover the requirements for financing, how to convert the home into separate condo units after purchase, as well as share insights from experts on their experience ushering people through this journey and getting them greater value for their money. Wine and light snacks will be provided.

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Your borough in pictures

  • Healthfirst Health & Wellness Expo
    Photos: Healthfirst's Annual Health and Wellness Expo Returns to Brownsville
  • Video: See City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Dance with Pride at Brooklyn Pride Parade
  • The kids broke their new shoes right in with fun morning activities.
    Photos: Ready, Steady, Go! Brownsville Kids Gear up for Brooklyn Half Marathon with Free, New Running Shoes
  • Group shot with volunteers and Ken Daly, COO, National Grid US Electric; Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams; Brooklyn Nets Legend Albert King.
    Volunteers Got Their Hands Dirty to Beautify Fort Greene Park for Earth Day!
  • Underhill Walls Project, Jeff Beler, murals, street art, Prospect Heights
    Street Art Takes Over the Walls of Underhill Ave in Prospect Heights
  • Healthfirst, Women's History Month, trailblazing women, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Lin Tan, Jacqueline Contreras , FDNY Deputy Chief Tonya Boyd,
    Photos: Healthfirst Honors Women Trailblazers at Third Annual Women’s History Month Awards Celebration
  • Women's History Month, six centenarians, NYC Health + Hospitals, Angela Cooper, Eslyn Simpson, Margaret Alcindor, Caroline Binns, Carolyn Burton, Rebecca Gilmore, Enid Peterkin, Lucille Watson, 100 year old brooklynites
    Photos: Six Centenarians Celebrate 100 Years of Life at McKinney Nursing Center in East Flatbush
  • Gun laws, March For Our Lives, Black Lives Matter, BK Reader, March, NYC march, Brooklyn, 2nd Amendment
    Photos: BK Reader Asks Brooklynites, Why Did You Join the March for Our Lives?
  • National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College, black literature, Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy and Activism in Black Literature, Sonia Sanchez, Gloria J. Browne Marshall, Bakari Kitwana, Wallace Ford, Michael Simanga, Greg Carr, Evie Shockley, Black Arts movement, M.W. Bennett
    Photos: Black Literature Lovers Gather at the National Black Writers Conference
  • Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective, Madam C.J. Walker, Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards, Beauty, Brooklyn, Beauty Industry, BID, Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District, Bed-Stuy BID
    Photos: Bed-Stuy's Madam C.J. Walker Awards Celebrate Beauty Entrepreneurs of Color
  • acc mascots, BK Reader, Brownsville, Brownsville students, ACC Mascots dance-off, ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, Brownsville Ascend Charter School
    Photos: ACC Mascots Have Dance-Off with Brownsville Youth
  • Black history, BK Reader, Senator Jesse Hamilton, Senator Marisol Alcantara, Medgar Evers College Prep, W. E. B. DuBois High School, Bertha Lewis, Kalief Browder Foundation,  Black Institute, school to prison pipeline, Medgar Evers College, Akeem Browder, Kalief Browder, Black Minds Matter rally, Mercedes Liriano Clark, Malcolm Xavier Combs, Lay the Guns Down Foundation, No Guns Smoke
    Photos: Black Minds Matter Rally in Support of Black History Education
  • These products and brand names have Brooklyn roots.
    Photos: 'The Business of Brooklyn' Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of Bklyn Businesses
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation, Cecilia Clarke, Spark Prize 2018, Cave Canem Foundation, the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, Exalt Youth, GRIOT Circle, Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Philanthropy, Brooklyn NonProfits
    Photos: Brooklyn NonProfits Celebrated for Their Commitment to Racial Equity and Social Justice in the Borough
  • Photos: In Times Square, NYC's Immigrant and Haitian Communities Were Here for it!
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jelani Cobb, BAM, Brooklyn Academy of Music, tribute, Kirsten Gillibrand, Laurie Cumbo, Chuck Schumer, Corey Johnson, Eric Adams, Katy Clark, Martha Redbone, Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir
    Photos: Brooklyn's 32nd Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Cheryl Todmann, Malik Yoba, Stars of New York Dance, 2018, Kumble Theatre, dance competition, Aletha Maybank, Patricia Robinson, Jesse Hamilton, Michael DeLorenzo, Letitia James, James O'Neill, Carla Hall, Jefferey V. Noble, Stacey Cummings, Lu-Shawn Thompson, Errol Louis, Daniel Chisolm, Kevin Hunte, Jude M. Perry, Keon Washington, Chanel DaSilva, Calvin Booker
    Two Local Stars Rise as Winners of Annual Dance Competition and Fundraiser for the Arts
  • She's Gotta Have it, Tonya Lee, Spike Lee, Netflix, party, premier, red carpet
    [PHOTOS] 'She's Gotta Have It' Red Carpet Premier at BAM
  • Photos: The 2017 NYC Marathon
  • Kings County Hospital, Halloween, BK Reader, Marsha Page, Marsha Page makeup artist
    Emmy-Nominated Makeup Artist Brought 'Boo-tiful' Halloween Fun to Kings County Hospital
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