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COVID-19, Seniors, Elderly, Brooklyn, Crown Heights, plants, community, giving, Balia Dalfin, Nechama Hecht, planTogetherNYC

Crown Heights Women Use Plants to Connect with NYC Seniors

Crown Heights resident Balia Dalfin witnessed firsthand the devastating affects of coronavirus pandemic on elderly New Yorkers working at a local nursing home, Fox 5 New York reports. “I saw firsthand how it felt for the residents, the fact that ...

Caribbeing Movement Addresses PPE Needs Of Flatbush

Caribbeing Movement Addresses PPE Needs Of Flatbush

Brooklyn native Shelley Worrell, founder and chief curator of Caribbeing, is now working to distribute 40,000 masks to essential workers, on behalf of her lifestyle organization. As the demand for masks grows for frontline workers every day, many community organizations ...

Kuumba, Kwanzaa, BK Reader, creativity, community

Celebrating the Sixth Day of Kwanzaa: Kuumba!

On the sixth day of Kwanzaa, celebrated on Monday, December 31, observers honor the sixth principle which is Kuumba (creativity). Kuumba is the commitment to being creative within the context of the national community vocation of restoring our people to ...

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