Reminder: Crown Heights Grant Proposals Due September 23
Grants ranging from $5,000 - $25,000 will support advocacy and organizing projects by Crown Heights nonprofits, community groups, and residents working in four areas:
- Housing Rights
- Cross Cultural Learning & Relationship Building
- Youth Opportunities
- Transparent and Accountable Policing
Proposals are due by Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Grants will be distributed through our Neighborhood Strength initiative and will be announced this November.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.480.7500.
Opportunities & Funding
The Progressive Education Network's National Conferencewill take place in Brooklyn from October 8-10. The conference will feature keynote speaker Fania Davis as well as workshops on teaching access, equity, and activism. Sliding scale registration is available. Register by August 31st here.
The Black Social Change Survey seeks to map Black-led community organizations, grassroots groups, activism projects, churches, fraternities, sororities, schools and more across the country. Help make the case for supporting Black leaders and organizations by completing the survey here.
Come out for one last summer vacation weekend with S.O.S. Play Street Back To School Celebration on Saturday, August 29 from 1-5pm in Crown Heights. Kingston Avenue will be closed to cars from Eastern Parkway to St. John's Place and filled with games, music, food, resource booths and more! Join the Facebook event.
The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office will host its second 'Begin Again' event on Saturday, September 12. Brooklynites with open or outstanding summonses for low-level offenses can come to St. Paul's Community Baptist Church in East New York to resolve their cases within just two hours. More information here.
Jack NY presents a new weekly concert series on Sundays in September. View the line up and other upcoming performances here.
Registration is open for Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy's 2015-16 season. Whether it's dance, music or martial arts, children of all ages can learn and perform through the many programs offered. More information here.
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Director of Finance - Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
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Executive Director - The Marshall Project
Associate Development Director - MoCADA
Development Manager - MoCADA
Executive Director - New York Memory Center
Technical Specialist - Older Adults Technology Services
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National Organizer - Resource Generation
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