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The application of public services to social problems, their causes, their solutions and their human impacts in Prospect Heights.

Charter revision public hearing

Start Date: 
April 20, 2010 - 4:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
New York City Charter Revision Commission
Location: 
St. Francis College, Founders Hall
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

The New York City Charter Revision Commission will hold public meetings and hearings in each borough of the City of New York. During hearings, the Commission will receive testimony from members of the public on any aspect of the Charter.

The meetings and hearings are open to the public and anyone may sign-up to speak during the hearing segment of the evening. Individuals who wish to give testimony may begin signing-up one half-hour before the hearing. Everyone wishing to speak will be afforded an opportunity no matter what time they arrive during the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged can be submitted at the hearings or submitted through the Contact the Commission link on the Commission’s website.

Note: Individuals requesting sign language interpreters for the hearing should contact the Charter Revision Commission by visiting the Commission website and clicking on “Contact the Commission” or by calling 311.

Open to: 
General public

Informational Town Hall meeting

Start Date: 
March 24, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Councilmember Letitia James
Location: 
The Ronald Edmonds Learning Center
300 Adelphi Street (between Lafayette & DeKalb)
United States
Description: 

New York City agencies and local service organizations will be distributing information, and representatives will be present to answer questions and/or to schedule appointments.
For more information please contact the District Office at (718) 260-9191.

Open to: 
General public

Pacifc Dean shelter to close January 15 for demolition; PHNDC establishes relief fund for affected families

Posted: December 23, 2009 - 10:41am

Residents of the Pacific Dean Annex shelter on Dean and Pacific Streets between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues were advised Monday, December 7 that the facility would close permanently on January 15 and begin demolition shortly thereafter as part of the Atlantic Yards project.

Shelter operators and NYC DHS are working to find permanent housing for the 88 families that currently occupy the shelter. Families unable to find permanent housing by January 15 will be transferred to another shelter. According to shelter officials, no relocation assistance is being provided to families by the developer.

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
September 10, 2009 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
St. Gregory's RC Church
991 St. John's Place (corner of Brooklyn Avenue)
United States
Description: 

Brooklyn Community Board No. 8 represents parts of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville. We are bounded by Atlantic Avenue (north side, even numbers) to Eastern Parkway (south side, odd numbers) and Ralph Avenue (east side, even numbers) to Flatbush Avenue (west side, odd numbers).

Open to: 
General public

Time For Lunch - Labor Day Eat-In at P.S. 9

Start Date: 
September 7, 2009 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Social services
Sponsored By: 
P.S. 9 families
Location: 
P.S. 9 schoolyard
80 Underhill Avenue, between St. Marks and Bergen Streets.
United States
Description: 

Join P.S. 9 families and others in the community for a potluck in the P.S. 9 schoolyard, part of a national day of action to get real food in schools. Go to http://brooklynfoodconference.org/time-for-lunch/ for more information.
When: Labor Day, Monday September 7, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Schoolyard of PS 9 Teunis G. Bergen School, 80 Underhill Avenue on St. Mark’s Avenue
What: Potluck lunch, kids’ activities, speakers, conversation
Why: To send a clear message to Congress: It's time to provide America's children with real food at school.
Sign up to bring your dish at http://brooklynfoodconference.org/time-for-lunch
Participants are asked to bring a dish to the Eat-In. But to really get the point across to budget-conscious administrators and politicians, please try to bring a dish that:
• Is nutritious and uses whole foods (not processed foods) • Costs less than $20 to make • Is delicious to kids
If you can, please bring your own plates, cups, utensils, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Open to: 
General public

Atlantic Yards informational meeting

Start Date: 
July 22, 2009 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Eminent domain
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 6 & 8
Location: 
Long Island University,Zeckendorf Health Sciences Center
Room 107 (enter Dekalb Avenue, off Flatbush Avenue)
United States
Description: 

Please join Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 6 & 8 at an Informational Meeting to hear
an updated presentation on proposed modifications to the Atlantic Yards Development General Project Plan. At this meeting proposed modifications to the plan will be presented by representatives for the New York State Empire Development Corporation and Forest City Ratner Companies. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for questions (to be submitted in writing) and answers.
Meeting will be held 6:00-9:00pm on July 22, 2009 at Long Island University's Zeckendorf Health Sciences Center, Room 107 (enter Dekalb Avenue, off Flatbush Avenue).
Click here for meeting notice.

Open to: 
General public