The Great Escape – Family Day of Relaxation, Health and Wellness: “Igniting the Creativity in You”

Attached is the flyer mentioned at the last General Meeting, which includes the Crow Hill Discount, for the Living Your Best Life Now Series Event on Sunday July 12, 2015Event Flyer

As we mentioned at the meeting, Crow Hill will sponsor 5 attendees, who will be selected on a first come/first serve basis. Please let us know if you are interested by sending us an email to chca@crowhillcommunity.org.

More information can be found at https://eatandcompete.wordpress.com/eat-and-compete-learning-series-classes/

CB 8 Meeting Notice

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DATE: Thursday, June 11, 2015
PLACE: Concern for Independent Living
151 Rochester Avenue (between Prospect Place & St. Marks Ave)
Brooklyn, NY
TIME: 7:00 p.m. SHARP


1. Welcome

2. Roll Call

3. Meeting Call to order

4. Acceptance of Minutes

5. Correspondence

6. Mr. Jim Mutton, Director of NYC Operations at Concern for Independent Living will give an update on the construction of 1522 Bergen Street.

7. Mr. Richard Farrell, Chief Assistant District Attorney from the Kings County District Attorney’s Office Real Estate Fraud Unit will make a presentation on Real Estate Scams.

8. Ms. Kristia Beaubrun, Communications Director at Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo’s office will give an update on their new online resource service.

9. Ms. Elana Bulman, Program Manager from Solar One will give a brief presentation on Here Comes Solar.

10. Action Items from the following Committees:

  • Education
  • Housing/ULURP
  • Parks
  • SLA & Sidewalk Café Review
  • Transportation

11. Report of Committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Youth & Family Services

10. Old Business/ New Business

11. Public Comments/Announcements

12. Adjournment

Meeting Regarding Stroud Playground

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Please be advised that there will be a meeting on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 727 Classon Avenue (bet. Park & Prospect Places), Brooklyn, N.Y. at 6:00 p.m to discuss the design for Stroud Playground. 

All interested parties are urged to attend.

Fellowship Opportunities

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The Center for Community Leadership at JCRC-NY creates and assists the growth of community-based initiatives and runs leadership trainings in the complex world of New York’s New Diversity

The Center for Community Leadership at JCRC-NY welcomes applications for the following 2015-16 programs:

We Are The Bronx Fellowship (WATB)
The Northern Manhattan Fellowship
The Queens Fellowship
We Are All Brooklyn Fellowship (WAAB)

The Center for Community Leadership’s borough-based Fellowship programs connect mid to senior level professionals with fellow leaders and experts in the non-profit world. During these 9-month professional development training programs, Fellows will have the opportunity to hone their networking, community-building and leadership skills, as well as build relationships with other organizations and professionals in their borough.

To apply please visit:
We Are The Bronx Fellowship (WATB)
The Northern Manhattan Fellowship
The Queens Fellowship
We Are All Brooklyn Fellowship (WAAB)

Affordable Housing for Rent

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ELH Mgmt. LLC, the managing agent for NIA JV Project is pleased to announce the marketing of the newly rehabbed projects in Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant.

14 rehabilitated units are available at 177 Rogers Avenue and 96 Brooklyn Avenue in Crown Heights and 295A Bainbridge Street and 233 Ralph Avenue in Bed Stuy.

The deadline to apply is May 13, 2015.

To request an application, mail a Post Card to:

NIA JV LLC
P.O. Box 23970
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11202

or download from www.nyc.gov/housingconnect

Completed applications must be returned by regular mail only (no priority, certified, registered, express, oversized or overnight mail will be accepted). Applications will be selected by lottery; applicants who submit more than one application will be disqualified.

Click here for more information.

CB General Meeting Notice

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DATE:Thursday, May 14, 2015
PLACE: Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
727 Classon Avenue (between Park and Prospect Places)
Brooklyn, NY
TIME: 7:00 p.m. SHARP


1. Welcome

2. Roll Call

3. Meeting Call to order

4. Acceptance of Minutes

5. Correspondence

6. Election for Executive Officers for the term of June 2015 thru May 2017.

  • Nizjoni Granville – Chairperson
  • Shalawn Langhorne – 1st Vice Chair
  • Robert Witherwax – 2nd Vice Chair
  • Atim Oton OR Kwasi Mensah – 3rd Vice Chair
  • Akosua Albritton OR Desmond Atkins OR LeeAnn Banks OR Helen Coley –
  • Corresponding Secretary
  • Ethel Tyus – Treasurer
  • James Ellis – Sergeant at Arms

7. Vote to remove Mr. Jamell Henderson from the Board. Charges against Mr. Henderson and causes for removal (Section 5.5d):

  • Missed 4 of last 6 meetings
  • Does not participate on 2 standing committees
  • Lack of attendance at committee meetings

Please note that the By-Laws also state, “The appointed member [under review for removal] shall have the right to respond to the charges and specifications, the right to counsel and the right to produce witnesses or evidence on his or her behalf.” If you would like to come to the defense of Mr. Henderson, you may do so.

8. Action Items from the following Committees:

  • Housing/ULURP
  • SLA & Sidewalk Café Review

9. Report of Committees:

  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Parks
  • Public Safety
  • Seniors
  • Transportation
  • Youth & Family Services

10. Old Business/ New Business
11. Public Comments/Announcements
12. Adjournment

Please note: The order of agenda items are subject to change.