The mutual aid movement continues, but groups are increasingly seeking new ways to ensure their long-term sustainability.
Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) hosted its panel discussion “Brooklyn Stand Up! The Future of East New York. Panel discussed topics including housing, the critical need of basic services, jobs and maintaining the identity of East New York.
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Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) has launched ONE Brooklyn Campus a platform to mobilize students through volunteer service, to effect change for Brooklyn residents living in underserved communities.
The overall employment picture is improving. But the economy is still plagued by trouble for young workers, a lack of middle-skill jobs and lingering effects from the years of deep unemployment.
The library system, which has been under scrutiny over perks given to its director, wouldn’t say which ones.
It likely won’t be until the period of public mourning is over that we’ll learn what caused the demise of Lt. Gordon Ambelas.
The city’s three library systems promise to hire nearly 800 people, expand hours and introduce new programs if the city boosts their funding by $65 million over what Mayor de Blasio has proposed.