On Saturday June 11 we hosted our second annual Bed-Stuy Summer Kickoff to End Gun Violence! At S.O.S. we are striving to create safer and healthier communities and to celebrate the creativity and joy already present in our neighborhoods. Thank you to over 100 Bed-Stuy residents who came out to celebrate with us!

Thank you to the following organizations for providing resources at this event: ACS, Barclays Center, Base Camp, Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Brooklyn Blend, CAMBAChurches United for Fair HousingCivilian Complaint Review Board, Cornell University Urban Semester, FDNY, First Corinthian Baptist Church, Food Liberation, Green City Force, Guns Down Life Up, Henkels & McCoy, Legal Aid Society, Marcy Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, Prison Writes, Reconnect, and Target.

You can also read more about the Summer Kickoff on Prison Writes’ blog here.