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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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  • What do you call a play that takes the commentary of the movie and series “Dear White People,” the parody of “Bamboozled,” the movement of African American Greek fraternities and sororities rooted African step, the soulful sound of Negro spirituals, and the element of restorative justice practices? It is the dynamic play titled, “What to […]

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  • In the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 5th, a 24-year-old black man was non-fatally shot multiple times. The following Friday, as he was fighting for his life in the hospital, the community stood at the site of his shooting, 1292 St. John’s Place. “We’ve come too far to go back!” chanted Derick Scott of […]

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