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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

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

PHNDC general meeting

Start Date: 
June 2, 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Location: 
P.S. 9 room 134
80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street)
United States
Description: 

The June 2009 PHNDC general meeting will be open to the public so community members interested in finding out more about PHNDC's current projects will have an opportunity to hear updates and ask questions.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Roll call
  • Committee reports
    • Historic designation
    • Transportation
    • Zoning
    • Atlantic Yards
  • Old business
    • "Pedestrian Streets" initiative for Vanderbilt Avenue
    • Update to Prospect Heights neighborhood study
  • New business
  • Community questions and answers
  • Adjournment
Open to: 
General public

State Senate hearing on Atlantic Yards

Start Date: 
June 2, 2009 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Local development projects
Economic development
Safety and security
Social services
Traffic and transit
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Location: 
P.S. 9 room 134
80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street)
United States
Description: 

The June 2009 PHNDC general meeting will be open to the public so community members interested in finding out more about PHNDC's current projects will have an opportunity to hear updates and ask questions.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Roll call
  • Committee reports
    • Historic designation
    • Transportation
    • Zoning
    • Atlantic Yards
  • Old business
    • "Pedestrian Streets" initiative for Vanderbilt Avenue
    • Update to Prospect Heights neighborhood study
  • New business
  • Community questions and answers
  • Adjournment
Open to: 
General public

77th Precinct Community Council general meeting

Start Date: 
May 11, 2009 - 7:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
77th Precinct Community Council
Location: 
Duryea Presbyterian Church
Underhill Avenue and Sterling Place
United States
Description: 

The 77th Precinct Community Council works to improve relations between police in the 77th Precinct and the communities in District 8 which they serve.

The May Precinct Council meeting will take place at Duryea Presbyterian Church in Prospect Heights. Meetings include updates on crime and policing activities in the 77th Precinct from senior command, and provide an opportunity for the public to raise issues of local concern.

Open to: 
General public

Sponsored summer youth interns available for local non-profits

Posted: April 30, 2009 - 8:18am

Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association, Inc.(BNIA), the Summer Youth Employment sponsor in the Prospect Heights area is looking for work sites for youth to obtain employment experience during the summer. Area non-profits, day-care programs, senior programs, block associations, day camps, cultural programs and small businesses that have the capacity to provide 6 weeks of structured and supervised work can apply to BNIA. The applicants (aged 14-22) are then selected by drawing and placed based upon their skill sets and interest at various sites in the neighborhood.

Mayoral Control of Public Schools: Mend it or End it?

Start Date: 
April 26, 2009 - 3:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, United Federation of Teachers, elected officials
Location: 
Union Temple
17 Eastern Parkway (Grand Army Plaza)
United States
Description: 

The law which gave the Mayor control of NYC public schools in 2002 is slated to expire in June and the New York State Legislature will vote on whether or not to renew it. Please join the sponsors and panelists at this community forum for a panel discussion on the issue.

Moderator:

    ELIZABETH GREEN
    Education Journalist - Gotham Schools

Panelists:

    DAVID ROGERS
    Professor Emeritus, NYU & author,
    Mayoral Control of the NYC Schools (2009)

    CARMEN ALVAREZ
    Vice President-at-Large,
    United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

    CARLA PHILLIP
    Parent Commission on School Governance & Mayoral Control & PTA IS 383 (District 32)

    HONORABLE INEZ BARRON
    Former Principal and NYS Assembly Member

    LETICIA ALANIS
    Co-Director, La Union & Campaign for Better Schools

    SANTOS CRESPO
    Executive Vice President, Local 372 (DC-37)

Sponsors:

    Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats (CBID)

    United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

    The 57th Assembly District Democratic Organization

    State Senator Velmanette Montgomery

    State Senator Eric Adams

    Council Member Letitia James

    District Leader Olanike Alabi

Open to: 
General public

77th Precinct Community Council general meeting

Start Date: 
March 9, 2009 - 7:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
77th Precinct Community Council
Location: 
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
520 Prospect Place (entrance on Classon Avenue between Park Place and Prospect Plac
United States
Description: 

The 77th Precinct Community Council works to improve relations between police and the Brooklyn Community District 8 community. Monthly Precinct Community Council meetings include updates from the 77th Precinct command on crime in the district. Members of the public have an opportunity to ask questions of the 77th Precinct command as well, and voice concerns about safety and security issues in their immediate neighborhoods.

Open to: 
General public