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October 2020

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate (She/Her/Hers)

Voting during a pandemic presents obvious challenges—the best way to face them is by preparing a voting plan. Decide how, when, and where you will vote in the upcoming election. There are several options available to you: absentee voting, voting early, or voting on Election Day. Continue reading to learn how to make a voting plan that's right for you, and to find out where you can vote in Brooklyn.

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate (She/Her/Hers)

Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) and CNN and MSNBC Political Commentator Aisha C. Mills discuss the upcoming 2020 election, the 2020 U.S. census, and how we can achieve long-term structural change.

Amy Chou-Sheikh
Senior Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

The project—which focused on a small cohort of Brooklyn secondary schools—aimed to implement restorative justice as an alternative to punitive discipline; with a goal to positively transform schools, repair harm, and promote the equitable treatment of Black students, students with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ students citywide.