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Brooklyn Nonprofit CEO Wins Grant for Leaders of Color Fighting Racial, Economic Injustice

Brooklyn Nonprofit CEO Wins Grant for Leaders of Color Fighting Racial, Economic Injustice

Jose Ortiz, Jr., CEO at nonprofit New York City Employment and Training Coalition, has been awarded around $400K for his organization and to fund his own growth as a leader.
Bikes Are Giving Brooklynites a Path to Resources and Employment

Bikes Are Giving Brooklynites a Path to Resources and Employment

A partnership between a Brooklyn nonprofit and CitiBike is changing lives in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill
Prospect Park Gets Two New Entrances Along Flatbush Avenue

Prospect Park Gets Two New Entrances Along Flatbush Avenue

The two new openings are the first new entrances since the park was built in the 1940s. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony in coming weeks.
Bushwick Senior Center Employee Surprises Residents With 75 Hot Christmas Meals

Bushwick Senior Center Employee Surprises Residents With 75 Hot Christmas Meals

From security guard to social worker to Santa: Jovanka Cruz said she wanted to bring hope to seniors who have had a hard year
Brooklyn Nets Honor Essential Workers in First Game of the Season

Brooklyn Nets Honor Essential Workers in First Game of the Season

The Nets tipped of the 2020-2021 season at the Barclays Center Tuesday night
Brooklyn’s Bridge Street Development Corporation Chosen for Microsoft Grant

Brooklyn’s Bridge Street Development Corporation Chosen for Microsoft Grant

The nonprofit was one of 50 organizations chosen for the program to accelerate job training in Black communities
Brownsville's Jeremiah Program Is Uplifting Low-Income Single Moms

Brownsville's Jeremiah Program Is Uplifting Low-Income Single Moms

The nonprofit provides childcare, tutoring, educational classes and life skills to single moms in need.
Five Brooklyn Nonprofits Receive More Than $1M in Grants to Combat Effects of COVID-19, Climate Change and Election Issues

Five Brooklyn Nonprofits Receive More Than $1M in Grants to Combat Effects of COVID-19, Climate Change and Election Issues

The New York Community Trust has awarded $6.1 million to 42 nonprofits to support work building equitable, thriving and healthy communities
Bed-Stuy Youth Serve Community Through Pandemic in Local Internship Program

Bed-Stuy Youth Serve Community Through Pandemic in Local Internship Program

Bridge Street Development Corporation has persevered to maintain its youth internship program when it was needed most
Brooklyn Children Demand Action on Climate Change

Brooklyn Children Demand Action on Climate Change

Young Brooklynites gathered outside Borough Hall Sunday to demand Governor Cuomo and the state legislature make polluters pay