Today, together with criminal justice advocates across New York State, we are celebrating a landmark reform victory: the State Legislature has passed legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18-years-old.
#YouthResist2017: A Conference for Youth, by Youth
Earlier this month, our Brooklyn Youth Fellows hosted young people from across Brooklyn for a half-day conference held in partnership with YWCA Brooklyn to talk about justice issues in their communities and how they can work together to create change.
On Sunday, March 5th, our Brooklyn Youth Fellows led their first-ever conference, designed for youth, by youth. The Youth Resistance Conference — aka #YouthResist2017 — was held in partnership with youth leaders at the YWCA Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Community Foundation to Award $600,000 to Outstanding Local Organizations | Deadline to Apply is Friday, May 12th at SparkPrize.org
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation—the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough—announces the return of its annual $100,000 Spark Prize for Brooklyn nonprofits. Eligible organizations are invited to apply online at www.SparkPrize.org starting Monday, April 10th through Friday, May 12th.