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  •     On January 30th, the Center for Court Innovation convened leading voices from Brooklyn to discuss neighborhood safety and well-being on a panel at the Robin Hood Foundation. The discussion, moderated by NY1’s Errol Louis, sought to re-frame the public discourse surrounding the definition and creation of safety and invited policymakers, city agencies, and […]

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  • This April, the Make It Happen program was the subject of the Center for Court Innovation’s podcast, ‘New Thinking.’ Through interviews with Program Director Kenton Kirby, Shawn Deverteuil, Men’s Empowerment Coordinator, and participants, the podcast explores the intersections of trauma, race, and healing for young men of color. Make It Happen participants share how they […]

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  • This past summer, YO S.O.S. Youth Organizers spent time with reporters from BBC News, giving a window into our neighborhoods and our approach to peace building and community change. The videos recently premiered on BBC’s “First News” website which receives 1.2 million hits a week. There will also be coverage in their weekly newspaper for young people […]

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  •   This message was originally sent by email to our mailing list on 11/23/16 Happy Thanksgiving from S.O.S. and the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center! Dear Supporters and Friends, I want to reaffirm that our work has never been only to stop shootings and killings. Stopping shootings and killings is a beginning place. Our goal […]

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