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In this highly charged election season, we're reminded of the gaps between ideas and actions. Read below how BMC not only talks a big game, but we produce as well, from fighting abusive policing, and liberation trainings, to bringing people together to secure solar energy and environmental justice for Central Brooklyn.
Crown Heights Cop Watch Training Part II
We're continuing to train members for the Crown Heights CopWatch team!

Want to find out how to safely hold cops accountable in your neighborhood?

Join us on Monday, May 16, from 6:30-8:30 pm at 1000 Dean Street, #307 for part two of our April training.  RSVP to
paw@brooklynmovementcenter.org.
Power Up
BMC is working hard to lower environmental and energy burdens for Central Brooklyn. For instance, we're supporting a legislative proposal to put a surcharge on the use of plastic bags. Also, in response to projections that Con Edison will not be able to meet the energy demands of a rapidly gentrifying Central Brooklyn, BMC has helped organize the Brooklyn Alliance for Sustainable Energy (BASE) and has announced a campaign to solarize Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights and the surrounding area.

If you are a homeowner and want to learn if you can affordably install solar panels on your roof, take this quick survey and get details on a May 19th campaign roll out event.
 
Member Organizing Academy
Fundraising for Freedom: May Membership Organizing Academy
Come to Fundraising for Freedom on Thursday, May 5th, 6:30 pm at 375 Stuyvesant Ave. More than your average fundraising 101, Fundraising for Freedom is both workshop and discussion. Participants will learn how to apply fundraising skills to Black movement building efforts, while exploring what sustainability and self-determination look like in the non-profit industrial complex.
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Doing Good While Living Well
Come to Doing Good While Living Well on Thursday, May 12th, 6:30 pm at 375 Stuyvesant Ave. Doing Good While Living Well is an incredibly important event in Brooklyn Movement Center's Member Organizing Academy. In this workshop, we'll identify popular ideas about self-care and talk about where those ideas come from, we'll practice framing wellness within the context of our political work, and lastly, we'll spend some time establishing real-life, real-time strategies for self-sustainability, community-care and wellness.
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