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Training for Parent, PTA & CEC Leaders
BMC is offering a series of trainings designed to help established & emerging School District 16 parent leaders strengthen their leadership skills and build collective power. 
Saturday, September 27
Saturday, October 4
Wednesday, October 8
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BMC Third Rail
"Street Talk"
Amaka Okechukwu, a member of BMC's collective, No Disrespect, and Ruby-Beth Buitekant, a Crown Heights based youth organizer, joined us this month on BMC’s Third Rail to discuss the most outrageous things that have been said or done to us on the street, and some of the ways we’ve reacted. 
Also in this installment, in the wake of Staten Island resident Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD, we ask what has changed in Central Brooklyn policing since the recent passage of police reform legislation in the City Council. Listen here!

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Coalition Work
Memorial tribute to Eric Garner created by Bed-Stuy based artist, Adrian Franks.
In response to comments made by Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton on the death of Eric Garner, Communities United for Police Reform released the following statement.

“Eric Garner’s death did not happen in a vacuum and the division between police and communities was not only the product of the 12 years of the Bloomberg administration’s stop-and-frisk abuses. 
It is a longer-term problem caused by hyper-aggressive broken windows policing that has unjustly targeted communities of color for over 20 years, led to dozens of deadly police brutality cases and stop-and-frisk abuses perpetrated largely against Black and Latino New Yorkers." (read more)

[PHOTO: Memorial tribute to Eric Garner created by Bed-Stuy based artist, Adrian Franks.]
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