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Bushwick Family Residence Recognizes BK Leaders in Women’s History Month Celebration

NYPD Assistant Chief Judith R. Harrison and Department of Education Liaison Jeanette Wright were honored by the community for their service

Yusuf Hawkins Life and Legacy Honored in Bed-Stuy Street Co-Naming

Bed-Stuy’s Verona Place has been co-named Yusuf Hawkins Way to honor the teen who was murdered in 1989
Black Homeownership Has Declined 13% in NYC Over the Last Two Decades, New Report Finds

Black Homeownership Has Declined 13% in NYC Over the Last Two Decades, New Report Finds

A new report from the Black Homeownership Project highlights the increased costs Black homeowners face compared to white homeowners

Women, People of Color and Low-Income New Yorkers Bore Brunt of Pandemic, Survey Shows

Comptroller Scott Stringer and A Better Balance conducted the Work and Family Survey to understand how people have fared through the COVID-19 pandemic

Bed-Stuy Strong Expands Mutual Aid Efforts as One-Year Anniversary Approaches

Members of the mutual aid network haven’t stopped helping neighbors since COVID-19 hit, and now they’re pushing in new directions.
Demolition of Flatbush Savings Bank Building Is Underway, to Be Replaced by New Hotel

Demolition of Flatbush Savings Bank Building Is Underway, to Be Replaced by New Hotel

Despite last minute efforts to preserve the building, demolition was approved by the City on March 2.
Bushwick Coffee Entrepreneur Uses Her Influence to Fight Anti-Asian Violence

Bushwick Coffee Entrepreneur Uses Her Influence to Fight Anti-Asian Violence

Sahra Nguyen, a lifelong activist and founder of Nguyen Coffee Supply, uses her platform to fight racism on all fronts

Grab-and-Go Library Service Available at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Public Library has launched the service as a its first step towards opening a new library branch in the museum
WeDo GoodWorks Is Transforming Lives With Furniture

WeDo GoodWorks Is Transforming Lives With Furniture

Through Craigslist and Facebook furniture buys, Troy Chapman helps furnish the homes of those in need.

More than 2,500 Winter Coats Distributed in Brooklyn to Residents in Need

New York Cares held its 32nd annual coat drive on Friday at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal Mall