Monthly Archives: March 2009

  • There are wonderful resources in the community for retirees. Retirees of any age, including newly retired and semi-retired adults are invited to join the Institute for Retirees in Pursuit of Education (IRPE) at Brooklyn College. If you enjoy exploring new ideas and acquiring new skills in the company of friendly people, IRPE is for you. […]

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  • Sharon Ife Charles, Deputy Director of the Mediation Center, led a gender specific workshop on self-worth on Saturday, March 21st. “My Gems – The Value of Self-Worth” focused on building self esteem and awareness. Forty young women ages thirteen to eighteen participated in the session. Ms. Charles stressed the importance of valuing your morals and […]

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  • A few weeks ago, a woman came into our office for help with resources and saw that immigration clinic was happening. She popped her head in the back as saw Yvonne Huaringa from The Legal Aid Society helping clients. She was delighted and told us that Yvonne was the same woman who helped her get […]

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  • Publish at Scribd or explore others: Academic Work religion communication Last week, Mediation Center Project Director Amy Ellenbogen presented at the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Symposium about “Bullying and Violence in the Schools: Diagnosis, Prevention, Intervention.” Her presentation focused on responses to violence here in Crown Heights, and how the Mediation Center and other Community […]

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