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Crown Heights charity receives $1M award from MacKenzie Scott foundation Yield Giving

April 1 | Special from PRO BONO BROOKLYN

CROWN HEIGHTS — New Heights Youth, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Crown Heights, has been awarded one million dollars in support from a foundation formed by MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Jeff Bezos. The foundation, Yield Giving, “works with people in places experiencing the greatest need in the United States.” Founded in 2005, New […]

From left to right: Jerry Kwabena Kansis, Ghanian/African Diaspora Leader; Atiba T. Edwards, President & CEO Brooklyn Children’s Museum; Tiffany Joy Murchison, founder of TJM Media; Lishawn Alexander, founder of Lishawn’s Cupcakes and Lishawn’s Consulting; and Randy Peers, President and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.Photos: Colin Williams

Black History celebration in Weeksville honors four exceptional Brooklynites

February 23 | Special from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

CROWN HEIGHTS — This week, the Brooklyn Chamber hosted an inspiring evening in recognition of its annual Black History Celebration at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Crown Heights. The signature event recognized the outstanding achievements of four noteworthy Brooklyn residents at the historic site honoring the Black community. Each honoree and sponsor of the Brooklyn […]

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Community-inspired affordable housing project in Crown Heights in limbo at City Council

January 25 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

CROWN HEIGHTS – We need affordable housing, and we need it now. Why wait? Such was the refrain emphasized by a range of Crown Heights residents at yesterday’s City Council’s hearing held by the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises as it considered a proposed rezoning in the final step of the City’s standardized Uniform Land […]