IN THE NEWS:

Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

If you’re not familiar with Save Our Streets Crown Heights (part of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center) and “violence interrupters”, here’s a great NY Times article about Ruddy Suggs, a staff member of S.O.S.

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Also in the news is an organization many of us are familiar with–Community Connections for Youth. Here’s the article in the NY Daily News

Gov. Cuomo with Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion  in 2010.

Gov. Cuomo with Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion in 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And…the Close To Home Initiative kicks off. Read about it HERE

 

 

 

 

 

FINALLY, SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT:

Here’s an interesting TED talk about justice and identity by Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative

 

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