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BP Adams Allocates $3M to Develop, Preserve Affordable Housing

BP Adams Allocates $3M to Develop, Preserve Affordable Housing

The funds will go to toward five affordable housing projects in Brownsville, Fort Greene, East Flatbush and Coney Island.
Hip-Hop Artist Young M.A Spreads Holiday Cheer in Bed-Stuy

Hip-Hop Artist Young M.A Spreads Holiday Cheer in Bed-Stuy

The rapper joined local nonprofit 500 Men Making A Difference's annual toy drive and tree lighting
Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School Turns Past Trials into Triumphs

Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School Turns Past Trials into Triumphs

Are charter schools making a comeback? If this Bed-Stuy institution is any indication, yes!
Bed-Stuy Seniors Left Without Hot Water for More than a Week

Bed-Stuy Seniors Left Without Hot Water for More than a Week

The building's owner and management company have yet to respond to the residents' pleas.
Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Needs a Name, and You Can Help!

Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Needs a Name, and You Can Help!

Now, that the historic copper eagle sculpture has settled in its final home, all it needs is a name.
Crown Heights Community to Honor Shirley Chisholm with Statue

Crown Heights Community to Honor Shirley Chisholm with Statue

The monument of the trailblazing congresswoman will be installed come July in Brower Park

This Brownsville Program May Be the Cure for Gang Violence

Brownsville In Violence Out identifies high-risk youth and offers them social services and activities as an alternative to gang violence
Bed-Stuy Org Gives Kids with Incarcerated Parents Hope

Bed-Stuy Org Gives Kids with Incarcerated Parents Hope

Children of Promise combines child care, therapy and mentorship to support the victims of mass incarceration -- kids.
This Training Program Preps Brownsville Residents for Construction Careers

This Training Program Preps Brownsville Residents for Construction Careers

The course provides participants with the basics of construction, licenses and a path to union apprenticeships.

Spread Love, Brooklyn! Where to Give on ‘Giving Tuesday’

Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving, encourages individuals and organizations to be generous to those nonprofits that serve as the backbone of every community.