Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • Youth and Clergy Stand Against Gun Violence, January 3rd Devastatingly, in the late evening of New Year’s Day, two 17-year-olds were shot and severely wounded while sitting in their car on the corner of Troy Avenue and Park Place. Two days later, S.O.S. stood on that same corner alongside local youth and members of the clergy to show the […]

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  • CNN Radio News profiled the S.O.S. team’s efforts to reduce shootings and killings in our neighborhood. Congratulations to Outreach Worker Derick Scott, Program Manager Allen James, and the rest of the S.O.S. team whose hard work made this possible. Confronting criminals slows murders in NYC By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN Follow on Twitter: @SkastenbaumCNN (CNN) – New York […]

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  • I’m Pete, an AmeriCorps member working as the YO S.O.S. Program Associate for the 2012-2013 year. I’m excited to be a part of YO S.O.S and the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center! I came to Crown Heights and CHCMC after living for almost two years in Bogotá, Colombia, where I worked as a freelance editor, […]

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  • This Friday, January 4th at 5:30 pm Harlem Mothers SAVE, a coalition of mothers fighting against gun violence, will be holding a candlelight vigil to call attention to the spate of recent shootings in Upper Manhattan, and to light candles in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The vigil will be held at […]

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