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New Crown Heights School Cultivates Progressive Minds and Civic Thinking

New Crown Heights School Cultivates Progressive Minds and Civic Thinking

Through its curriculum and special projects, the Brooklyn Green School guides students to embrace their civic responsibility, show empathy and practice eco-consciousness.
Housing Advocates Call for Racial Impact Study to Be Part of City's Rezoning Process

Housing Advocates Call for Racial Impact Study to Be Part of City's Rezoning Process

Studying the demographic changes would require the city to acknowledge that rezonings accelerate speculation and displacement, advocates say.
The People Have Spoken: Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Has a Name!

The People Have Spoken: Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Has a Name!

Named after the late Borough President Raymond V. Ingersoll, the Eagle can now peacefully nest in the central library's main lobby.
New Development to Bring 88 Units of Affordable Senior Housing to East Flatbush

New Development to Bring 88 Units of Affordable Senior Housing to East Flatbush

Located at 1488 New York Avenue, the complex will also include a 10,575-square-foot community facility for geriatric primary care and social services.
Brownsville Culinary Center Is Looking for New Cohort of Aspiring Chefs

Brownsville Culinary Center Is Looking for New Cohort of Aspiring Chefs

The Brownsville Community Culinary Center is now accepting applications for its paid 40-week training program.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces 2019 Winners of $100,000 Spark Prize

Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces 2019 Winners of $100,000 Spark Prize

BCF’s annual Spark Prize honors local organizations for their pioneering approaches to advancing racial and social justice throughout the borough.
Brownsville Creative Youth Hub Launches Paid Apprenticeship Program

Brownsville Creative Youth Hub Launches Paid Apprenticeship Program

Made in Brownsville is offering a three-month program to prepare young Brooklynites for careers in videography, graphic or 3D design
Bid Your Christmas Tree 'Fir-Well' at the Annual Mulchfest

Bid Your Christmas Tree 'Fir-Well' at the Annual Mulchfest

It's time to let you go and "treecycle" your Christmas tree.
Trailblazing NY Supreme Court Justice William C. Thompson Passes at 94

Trailblazing NY Supreme Court Justice William C. Thompson Passes at 94

Williams, whose career in public service span nearly five decades, made history when he became the first African-American state senator to represent Brooklyn in 1965.
Exhibit Highlighting the Lives of Brooklyn's Domestic Workers to Open at ARTS ENY

Exhibit Highlighting the Lives of Brooklyn's Domestic Workers to Open at ARTS ENY

The exhibition presents the stories of domestic workers through audio and video installations, and celebrates the nearly 20-year-long fight for fairer working conditions.