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OpEd: Community Leaders Allowing East New York To Turn Into a Tent City With Homelessness Trash and Prostitution

Submission by Alice Williamson / 16 year resident of East New York I wrote an OpEd that was published on EastNewYork.com over a year ago...

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The NYC Young Men’s Initiative Shows Improved Outcome Rates In Updated Disparity Report But More Work is Needed

In 2016, the Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI) and New York City’s Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) produced...

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History of HealthJox And How It Has Adjusted During the Pandemic

On August 25, 2018 Dewry DuRoi Bradford launched the 1st annual HealthJox Festival at Kaiser Park in Coney Island Brooklyn,...

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$425 Million ‘The Fountains’ Development in East New York Has Been Completed With 1,163 Units of Affordable Housing

The Fountains, a major $425 million transformative project on the state’s former Brooklyn Developmental Center site in East New York,...

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Brand New Senior Development Opens in East New York’s Spring Creek Section Next to Gateway Mall

New York City Council Member Inez Barron and New York State Assemblymember Charles Barron joined the New York City Department of Housing...

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ENY Community Activist Chris Banks and PTA President Latesha Summers Rally To Stop Firing of Staff at I.S. 292

This past Friday, East New York Community Leaders, parents and students of I.S. 292 held a rally in front of the school.  The community...

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13 New Homes and 17 Rental Units of Housing Complete in East New York for Low and Moderate Income Residents

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has completed the development of the Blake Hendrix affordable...

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Join the East New York Economic Summit Saturday Sept 18th at UniverseCity in the ENY Business Zone

Join East New York community leaders for this ENY Economic Summit on Sat., Sept. 18th @ 11am at UniverseCity at 234 Glenmore Ave in the ENY...

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20 Mile Bike Tour Through East New York, Brownsville and Canarsie To Expand As Purelements Partners with Bike New York

photo – Kevin Joseph of Purelements in front By Jason Linetsky  According to New York City’s Department of Transportation Cycling...

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Cannabis Education Program Coming to Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights

Brooklyn’s historic Medgar Evers College (MEC), celebrating over five decades of advancing knowledge, social justice, and...

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