The only thing more important than learning from our past is carrying this wisdom to the future. Hindsights and foresights converge this fall at BMC as we follow up on the progress of our 4th Annual Meeting; roll out an oral history project on community policing; celebrate Black women's stories; consider what awaits public schools in Bed-Stuy; and build a green energy future. Read up.
What Went Down
BMC's fourth Annual Meeting this past Saturday was phenomenal. NY City Councilmember Jumaane Williams set the tone by driving home the importance of Black-led organizing and electoral politics. New Central Brooklynites joined the BMC family while energized members committed to playing leadership roles in fundraising and base building. And we thanked former Brooklyn Deep Managing Editor Veralyn Williams for her three pioneering years with BMC and Brooklyn Deep.
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Brooklyn Deep reporter Max Freedman travels inside Central Brooklyn public schools to offer a rare look at how the politics of race, class, and school "choice" are reshaping school and parent leadership.
On Saturday, September 18, No Disrespect teamed up with BMC member Ola Ronke's Free Black Women's Library at Chokma Hair Lab. The Library provided a neighborhood exchange of books written by Black women and ND facilitated a reading and discussion group around street harassment. Read more in Fusion!
BMC has been organizing Central Brooklyn homeowners to install solar panels on their roofs at a dramatically reduced and subsidized cost. But the window of opportunity to take advantage of these savings is about to close.
Want to significantly reduce your electric energy costs AND keep Central Brooklyn green? Send an email to JeremyAdamFriedman@gmail.com and write "Community Solar" in the subject line to get with the program!