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Williams, Samuel and Reynoso push for new legislation for low-level marijuana offenses.

Brooklyn Councilmembers Push to Reform Disciplinary Actions for Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

The newly introduced bills relate to populations that are disproportionately made up of people of color, which are more often ...
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Uninsured New Yorkers Can Still Sign up for Health Care with GetCoveredNYC

Qualifying New Yorkers are still eligible to enroll in affordable health care throughout the year; the city is hosting free ...
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This Virtual Reality Video Game Shows You the Real Brownsville

Brownsville youths have spent the past two years creating a virtual reality video game that is a lifelike replica of ...
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This East NY Barber Training Program Gives Youths a Shot at a New Career

The 12-week barber training program provides youths aged 17-24 with instruction from a master barber as well as job placement ...
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Community Health Profile: The Brownsville Health Center Resident Action Committee

Name: Law Loadholdt, 29, Motivational Speaker and Mental Health Advocate Organization: The Brownsville Health Center Resident Action Committee, Co-Founder How ...
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Congresswoman Clarke, FDNY Deputy Chief Boyd to be Honored for Their Pioneering Leadership

During Healthfirst’s annual Women’s History Celebration, Congresswoman Clarke and Deputy Chief Boyd will be recognized for their community service and ...
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21-Year-Old Brooklynite Opens Vegan Food Spot to Make Wellness Accessible to Everyone

A full-time student, doula and now restaurateur, Francesca Chaney knows about the struggle of juggling a busy life and a ...
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Brownsville Nonprofits Launch ‘Solar Pioneer Bootcamp’ Youth Workforce Development Program

The Solar Pioneer Bootcamp initiative focused on increasing access to affordable clean energy and free home repairs, while up-skilling Brownsville ...
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NY Overdose Prevention Program: Brooklyn Hospitals to Offer Naloxone Education, Distribution

'Simply stated, increasing naloxone availability saves lives,' said Mitchell Katz, MD, president and chief executive officer of NYC Health + ...
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Breukelen Rub Is Spicing up Brooklyn Neighborhoods

The Flatbush-based spice maker Breukelen Rub creates fine seasonings named after East and Central Brooklyn neighborhoods What’s the “flavor” of  ...
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Photos: ACC Mascots Have Dance-Off with Brownsville Youth

The ACC Mascots challenged the kids from the Brownsville Ascend Charter School to a fun but fierce dance-off! On Tuesday, ...
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‘No Butts About It’ – BP Adams Launches Free Colon Cancer Screening Campaign


Adams kicked off Colon Cancer Awareness Month with a community forum and introduced the #NoButtsAboutIt campaign to encourage Brooklynites to participate ...
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