Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Non-Profit & Community

2nd Annual 'Brooklyn Peace' Concert Returns to Spread Love and Unity in Flatbush

2nd Annual 'Brooklyn Peace' Concert Returns to Spread Love and Unity in Flatbush

The Brooklyn Peace Concert, aiming to promote an end to gun violence, will feature Grammy Award-winning artist Andrea Martin, comedian Majah Hype and Power 105's DJ Norie In light of the gun violence that has marred Brooklyn's J'Ouvert Parade in rece
Brownsville Youth Paint 'Soles for Peace' Against Gun Violence

Brownsville Youth Paint 'Soles for Peace' Against Gun Violence

The sneaker painting tour Soles for Peace gives a creative outlet to communities affected by gun violence. Julian Pena concentrates on his canvass at a Soles for Peace event on August 15.
Espinal and Adams Are Pushing for Urban Agriculture Bill Package

Espinal and Adams Are Pushing for Urban Agriculture Bill Package

The legislation would require the city to analyze the potential of urban farming and to create a comprehensive urban agriculture plan to support urban gardeners and farmers.
This Nonprofit Teaches Brooklyn Kids Sustainable Living and Urban Farming in Bed-Stuy

This Nonprofit Teaches Brooklyn Kids Sustainable Living and Urban Farming in Bed-Stuy

Nonprofit Radical Living teams up with the city's GreenThumb initiative to educate young people about community gardening, healthy eating and sustainability. Denise Higgins helps young volunteers inspect their plants.
Missing Brownsville Siblings Found Safe in Manhattan Starbucks

Missing Brownsville Siblings Found Safe in Manhattan Starbucks

The two Brownsville children were found sleeping in a Starbucks on 325 West 49th Street and were taken to a hospital for observation.
Project Homemade Brings Free Healthy Eating Classes to East New York

Project Homemade Brings Free Healthy Eating Classes to East New York

Project Homemade not only teaches cooking techniques but focuses on educating the community to make healthier food choices. Project Homemade founder Sophia Samuda.
Celebrate National Night Out in Central and East Brooklyn

Celebrate National Night Out in Central and East Brooklyn

Meet your local police officers and neighbors while enjoying free food, games, prizes and music during the annual National Night Out
Obituary: William E. Howard, President of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, Has Passed

Obituary: William E. Howard, President of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, Has Passed

Howard was a longtime community leader, and a valued friend and senior campaign staff member for Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Bill Howard (left) with Harry Belafonte (right). Photo courtesy Barbara Bullard William "Bill" R.
BP Adams Launches 'Shoot For A Cure' Basketball Benefit to Raise Awareness for Colon Cancer

BP Adams Launches 'Shoot For A Cure' Basketball Benefit to Raise Awareness for Colon Cancer

Did you know? Colon cancer, which is curable, treatable and preventable, remains the third-leading cause of cancer deaths in Brooklyn.
Celebrate the Diversity of Brooklyn at the 5th Annual International Day of Friendship

Celebrate the Diversity of Brooklyn at the 5th Annual International Day of Friendship

Every year, Brooklynites embrace the borough's vast ethnic and linguistic diversity with cultural programming, performances and lots of scrumptious food! The day kicks off with the annual Flag Parade.