community event Archives

  • On Saturday, April 6, 2019, the Fifth Annual Paving the Way Conference gathered about 240 healing practitioners, advocates, organizers, researchers, survivors, service providers, and community members at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf. It was a remarkable day of learning, healing, and uniting. This year’s theme, Healing Equity: From Practice to Power, asked […]

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  • The S.O.S. Bed-Stuy team has been busy! Not only have they been interrupting violence and preventing shootings in the catchment—they’ve also worked to spread Neighbors in Action’s mission of safety, healing, helping, investing in youth, and organizing in Bed-Stuy and beyond. Read on to see what they’ve been up to! On January 30th, the team […]

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  • Each fall Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (YO S.O.S.) welcomes a new cohort of high school students intent on becoming leaders in the anti-gun violence movement. This year’s cohort of 18 youth come from 5 Central Brooklyn neighborhoods and 10 different schools. They have been trained to have a deeper understanding of the roots […]

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  • This December, NIA hosted the 3rd Annual College Night for youth and community members. Gerina Davis, the Youth and Community Clinician, took lead on the event, inviting more than 12 college and university representatives to table and present. The goal of the event was to expose youth to the culture, comradery and experience of Historical […]

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