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

Affordable Housing Lottery Preparation Seminar

Start Date: 
November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Council Member Laurie Cumbo, Assemblyman Walter Mosley
Location: 
Hanson Place Seventh-Day Adventist Church
88 Hanson Place
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

New city-subsidized affordable buildings are coming to Downtown Brooklyn. They'll be available through NYC HPD's lottery system. Attend a FREE seminar to learn tips on how to corectly fill out and submit housing lottery applications.

RSVP to FACHousing@fifthave.org or to (718) 237-2017 ext. 173.

Open to: 
General public (RSVP required)

Community Board 8 General Meeting

Start Date: 
November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Sustainability
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
856 Pacific Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Community Board 8 represents all of Prospect Heights. General meetings of the Community Board provide an opportunity for community members to become informed as to issues related to land use, transportation, safety and security, economic development and other topics that affect the neighborhood. For more information, please see www.brooklyncb8.org.

Open to: 
General public

PS 9 Cycle Fest

Start Date: 
June 14, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Social services
Sponsored By: 
PS 9
Location: 
PS 9 Playground
80 Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Save the date -- and your kids' old bikes, electronics, shoes & textiles for recycling!

On Saturday, June 14 from 10am to 3pm, PS 9 is hosting its first ever Cycle Fest!  They'll have a Bike Bonanza for kids, with Learn to Ride, Bike Swap and free Helmet Fittings provided by Bike New York, Recycle-a-Bicycle, and DOT! Bike events are FREE but require parent/guardian to be present; please pre-register for Learn to Ride here.
 
Bring your kids' old bikes to swap, old electronics to recycle (in partnership with Lower East Side Ecology Center, until 4pm! click the link for a list of items they will accept) and textiles and paired shoes to recycle (in partnership with Wearable Collections).   
 
They'll also have a second-hand kids' clothing sale, bike-related arts & crafts, and some snacks and beverages for sale.  All proceeds benefit enrichment programs at PS 9.
 
In the PS 9 playground from 10am to 3pm.  Admission is free!
Open to: 
General public

Brooklyn Community Board Join Up

Start Date: 
December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives
Location: 
Brooklyn YWCA
30 3rd Avenue (corner of Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Become a leader for change in your community by joining your local community board. Transportation Alternatives is sponsoring a Community Board Join Up, where community board members will share their experiences and representatives from the City Council and the Borough President's office will walk you through the application process. T.A. will even have a notary public there to certify your application on the spot. In addition to transportation issues, community boards represent local interests on housing, education, sanitation and other matters. More information is available from Bike New York.

You can learn more about Brooklyn Community Board 8, which includes Prospect Heights, here.

Open to: 
General public

35th District City Council District Candidates Forum

Start Date: 
July 18, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives, New York League of Conservation Voters, local civic organizations
Location: 
Irondale Theater
85 South Oxford Street Fort Greene
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Do you care about public safety? Community development? Sustainability?

Join Transportation Alternatives, the NY League of Conservation Voters and local civic groups at a forum for candidates running in the 35th Council District.

The 35th City Council District, currently represented by Letitia James, is one of a small number of hotly contested 2013 City Council races in Brooklyn. The district includes the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and parts of Crown Heights, all of which have seen significant demographic and development changes over the last ten years.

Event co-sponsors include: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Pratt Area Community Council, Brooklyn Movement Center, SNAP, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant, and Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Open to: 
General public

Neighborhood civics host forum for 35th City Council District candidates June 5

Posted: May 9, 2013 - 8:35am

 

The last ten years have brought tremendous change to our neighborhoods. How will our next City Council member help maintain and improve quality of life, encourage development of affordable housing and creation of jobs, promote the safety and security of our communities, improve the education of our children, and ensure critical City services are maintained?

Join the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, the Crown Heights North Association and the Crow Hill Association for a discussion of issues affecting our communities with the candidates who hope to be the next City Council member representing the 35th District. Come and hear where the candidates stand on issues important to you.

Olanike Alabi, Laurie Cumbo, Ede Fox, Jesse Hamilton, F. Richard Hurley, and Jelani Mashariki will answer questions from community members from 7-9PM on Wednesday, June 5 at P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street). The discussion will be moderated by Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center.

Residents and business owners of Crow Hill, Crown Heights and Prospect Heights are encouraged to submit questions for the forum online using Google Moderator. We look forward to seeing you on June 5!