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A badge and gun do not make someone a "peace officer." Whether it's through our anti-street harassment campaign, Crown Heights Cop Watch, or organizing skills training, BMC is creating conditions for respect, safety and mutual accountability among our neighbors. Ride along.
Harassment-Free Weather
Springtime in Brooklyn brings lovely warmth and sunshine...and the seasonal spike in street harassment. Get tips on how to respond to sexualized behavior or how to de-escalate potentially dangerous situations by checking out our handy palm card here. Email
nodisrepect@brooklynmovementcenter.org for hard copies!

Want to join our biking or walking neighborhood patrols to stop street harassment in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights? Drop a line to nodisrespect@brooklynmovementcenter.org and we'll plug you in.
 
Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See
The Crown Heights Cop Watch Team is rolling out two trainings this month! Learn your rights when dealing with police and also join us in starting cop watch patrols to keep streets safe!

Know Your Rights Training
June 13, 6:30-8:30pm BAJI Office (660 Nostrand, between Bergen & St. Marks Aves.)

CopWatch Training
June 20, 6:30-8:30pm Brooklyn Community Foundation (1000 Dean Street #307, between Franklin & Classon Aves.)
June Organizing Academy
BMC brings you Organize This! on June 9th at 6:30 pm. This interactive training is designed to help us practice some fundamental organizing skills while  addressing common confusions we're often afraid to ask about in our justice-work spaces. RSVP here. Contact Z at ZBell@BrooklynMovementCenter.org with questions + childcare requests.
Brooklyn Deep
Centering the Margins: Black Women, Black Girls, Black Youth
This month, Third Rail evaluates the state of black leadership in Central Brooklyn with Joanne Smith (Girls for Gender Equity) and Nakisha Lewis (The Ms. Foundation for Women). We discuss the different ways Black women and girls are claiming space in our current movement moment and what's being done to build youth leadership. Listen here.
Reporting On Gentrification: Teen POV
Head to BrooklynDeep.org to watch our latest BRIC TV's BK Live segment here. Born and raised in Bed-Stuy, Radio Rookie Corinne Bobb-Semple shares her reporting on how gentrification is affecting teenagers who live in her neighborhood. And after the loss of legendary musician Prince, we paused to remember and reflect on his revolutionary career. Listen here.
Check out all Brooklyn Deep Third Rail videos here. And find our podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Acast, and Podbean. Don't hesitate to Tweet at us with your questions & comments!
Sound off! Tell us how we're doing.
For over two years, Brooklyn Deep has been chronicling neighborhood change and telling Central Brooklyn stories through our monthly Third Rail podcast. Now, we're taking a moment to evaluate what we've done, and we need your help! Take our 5-question survey here, to help us see Brooklyn Deep's longest running project through your eyes. Please & thank you!
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