Battle for Bed-Stuy! District 36 City Council Debates
Bed-Stuy Debate - RSVP Today When: Monday, Aug 12, 6:30-9pm Where: Mt Lebanon Baptist Church, 228 Decatur St, Brooklyn, NY 11233 @ Lewis Why: Hear what the candidates have to say about education and youth.
Crown Heights Debate - RSVP Today
When: Thursday, Aug, 22, 6:30-9pm
Where: Bedford Central Presbyterian Church, 1200 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11216 @ Nostrand
Why: Hear what the candidates have to say about public safety.
Grubbing While Organizing: A Food Co-op for Central Brooklyn
Food Justice Grub Party - RSVP Today
When: Saturday Aug 20th, 6:30pm
Where: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, Community Room, 1368 Fulton St., btwn Brooklyn and New York Aves. A/C to Nostrand, C to Kingston-Throop Aves
Why: To break bread and be a part of organizing a food cooperative for Central Brooklyn!
Community members joined BMC, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, the Brooklyn NAACP, and our City Council representatives Darlene Mealy and Al Vann last Thursday to learn about the Community Safety Act and what we need to prevent police abuse and discrimination.
The Community Safety Act, a package of NYPD reform bills, is under attack by Mayor Bloomberg. How can you get involved? Head over to Communities United for Police Reform to take action!
Not many foundations make grants to Black-led, start-up, community organizing groups, but the New York Foundation's (NYF) early support of the BMC enabled us to hire staff and open an office in 2011. We're now entering our third year of funding and we couldn't have imagined a more valuable partner in the social justice movement. We thank NYF for it's leadership in the philanthropic community and for its dedicated support.
Crown Heights resident Errol Louis is our largest individual donor to date! When he's not supporting BMC's work in Central Brooklyn, Errol is taking on New York City politics on his show, Road to City Hall. Thank you, Errol, for doing your part to power the movement!