Monthly Archives: April 2009

  • The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center provides a variety of services to local schools. We can train teachers in conflict resolution skills and give them the tools to teach others, work directly with students to decrease conflict in the classroom and facilitate numerous programs like peer mediation, youth courts, and rites of passage. The Mediation […]

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  • Transdiaspora Network (TDN) is a Brooklyn based non-profit organization that conducts culturally-oriented HIV prevention and awareness activities. The organization communicates with at-risk youth, mainly of Caribbean descent, and empowers them to develop their sense of personal responsibility in their relationship with the community. The Mediation Center works with the Transdiaspora Network to reach out to […]

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  • For anyone passing along Eastern Parkway this morning, you might be wondering what the giant celebration outside 770 is all about. (770 Eastern Parkway, or just 770 as it is often called, is the central headquarters of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement.) Today, Jews around the world have the opportunity to fulfill the commandment of […]

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  • On Thursday night, the Leadership Training Institute met at the Mediation Center to learn about Coalition Building. Rabbi Bob Kaplan of Cause NY-JCRC led the session, teaching the group about his extensive experience building coalitions around the world. He stressed the importance of understanding one’s own and the group’s capacity and assessing the situation through […]

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