S.O.S. Bed-Stuy hosted three community events during the last week of February, continuing to engage community members is a variety of ways. In partnership with Legal Aid Society, S.O.S. Bed-Stuy facilitated a workshop on February 25th called “Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction,” in which approximately 20 neighbors gathered to discuss the hidden legal effects of a criminal conviction and to hear from legal experts about the topic. The next evening, S.O.S. Bed-Stuy lead a Community Conversation at Reconnect Cafe, which presented community members with a chance to gather and engage in discussion about neighborhood safety. Later that week, Outreach Workers hosted a Real Men event for approximately 20 S.O.S. participants. Through reading a short story and discussing it as a group, this event gave young men in Bed-Stuy an opportunity to connect with one another and learn from each other about healthy masculinity.

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