community service Archives

  • Position: Office Manager/Trainer (Volunteer AmeriCorps Position with a living stipend and educational award) PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A SALARIED POSITION The Organization: The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is a unique neighborhood institution that works to improve community problem-solving, collaboration, and inter-group relations in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Operating out of our storefront offices […]

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  • Congratulations to Bailey’s Cafe, winner of the Honorable Mention award of the 2009 Make Talk Work International Video Competition! This competition, sponsored by the JAMS Foundation, and CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, was a video project designed to increase public awareness of dispute resolution through the use of short […]

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  • On Sunday June 7th, 3,000 residents of Crown Heights joined together for a Crown Heights tradition – a full day of celebration at the 15th Annual Family Day Picnic at Lefferts Park. The day began with a parade down Empire Boulevard. Families then had the opportunity to eat and play together during the picnic. Activities […]

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  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is beginning to highlight some phenomenal members of this community.Dorothy Jean Bembry-Guet is an active Crown Heights community member, a Leadership Training Institute participant, a union 1199 delegate, a tenant organizer, a mother, a grandmother, and a New York University graduate. She moved to Brooklyn from Georgia and has […]

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