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Congresswoman Clarke, FDNY Deputy Chief Boyd to be Honored for Their Pioneering Leadership

During Healthfirst's annual Women's History Celebration, Congresswoman Clarke and Deputy Chief Boyd will be recognized for their community service and their trailblazing role as women in leadership Two pioneering Brooklyn women will be among the ten

Black Law Students and Rebuilding Together NYC Light up Brownsville

Light It Up is a multi-phase initiative designed to bring better street lighting to strategically mapped 'dark zones' throughout the city - and to Brownsville.

Brownsville Nonprofits Launch 'Solar Pioneer Bootcamp' Youth Workforce Development Program

The Solar Pioneer Bootcamp initiative focused on increasing access to affordable clean energy and free home repairs, while up-skilling Brownsville youth in preparation for future employment within the solar industry.

Brooklyn Girls 'Reclaim Their Throne' At Young Women Empowerment Conference

The Queen Geniuses Empowerment Conference provided a full day of motivational speakers, performances and workshops to foster confidence and leadership within young women Photo courtesy Office of State Senator Kevin Parker On Saturday, March 10, over

Cumbo, Mosley Host Resource Fair for Summer Internships, Jobs, Camps for Central Brooklyn Youth

The Youth Resource Fair welcomed more than 50 city agencies, nonprofit and cultural organizations to provide participants with seasonal and year-round opportunities for employment and arts programming.

Care Packages Made in East Flatbush for the Homeless in the Streets of NYC

Keshia Adams is all about care packages: To provide schools supplies and toys for kids, and toiletries, clothes and uplifting messages for NYC's homeless population Keshia Adams, founder of Lifting You for Tomorrow's Success at Palooza Kitchen, assem

Community Celebrates Dr King's Legacy with 'A Shared Dream' Tribute Concert in Bed-Stuy

"This tribute concert provides a platform for people of all ages to not only be reminded of Dr. King's life and legacy, but to encourage us all to continue to fight for what's right no matter how tough the road ahead may look," said Senator Parker.

Brooklyn Public Library to Open Teen Tech Hub

The new 14600-square feet teen tech center will offers hands-on activities for kids to develop critical digital and multi-media skills while working with state-of-the-art technology.

Just Leadership USA: Fighting the Criminal Justice System from the Inside Out

Just Leadership USA, an organization dedicated to cutting the country's prison population in half, is co-sponsoring a panel at Brooklyn Law School to discuss what closing Rikers Island would mean for Brooklyn Actor & activist, Gbenga Akinnagbe, s

ARTs East New York Launches CivLab Community Project to Transform Success Garden in East NY

CivLab is a community approach to gentrification, rezoning and city planning, aiming to reactive East New York's Success Garden by integrating the arts into civic life Photo credit: GrowNYC.