By Brooklyn Reader

December 2, 2015, 11:38 am

 

Richard Green and Yudi Simon were instrumental in claiming the streets during the Crown Heights riots. Photo: Maxine Dovere.

Richard Green and Yudi Simon were instrumental in claiming the streets during the Crown Heights riots. Photo: Maxine Dovere.

New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo will present on Wednesday, the first public panel discussion for One Crown Heights, a cross-cultural project intended to increase community bonds, mobilize positive behavior and create opportunities for the black, Caribbean, Jewish and newer residents to work towards One Crown Heights.

Community leaders will discuss their reflections and connections to Crown Heights. The panel discussion is part of a larger project funded by Council Member Cumbo’s discretionary budget to support a series of community conversations, special events and the creation of a mural that promotes diversity and unity.

WHO: New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumo, Brooklyn Crown Heights Mediation Center, Crown Heights Jewish Community Council, Groundswell

WHAT: Panel discussion to unite black, Caribbean and Jewish residents of Crown Heights

WHEN: Wednesday, December 2, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

WHERE: Five Myles Gallery, 558 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn


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