Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Shooting Response, Thursday 10/28, 6:00 PM

Early Monday morning we had another shooting within the 77th Precinct confines. The victim was a 58 year old black male who succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place in the vicinity of Lincoln Terrace Park.

S.O.S. will be having a Shooting Response on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 6:00 PM. We will meet at the corner of Eastern Parkway and Buffalo Avenue (look for our signs). Please join us.

Friday, October 15, 2010

S.O.S. Peace March: Wednesday, Oct. 20th, 6:00 PM

S.O.S. is organizing a community-wide march to promote a message of peace and demonstrate that shootings and killings are unacceptable. In the wake of the rampant violence that has damaged and claimed so many lives, residents of Crown Heights, including victims’ family members, clergy, and those people closest to the gun violence, are expected to walk.

Please Join us and the rest of the community in our march to end the shootings and killings.

Wednesday October 20th, 2010 at 6:00 PM

March will begin at the Northwest corner of Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue.

We will walk West towards Franklin Avenue ending at Franklin and Eastern Parkway. There we will recognize the lives lost and those affected by gun violence in Crown Heights North.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lisa Jones, S.O.S. Program Manager at 718-679-9410.

Click HERE to download the Peace March press release.
Click HERE to download the march flyer to help us spread the word.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Vote for our very own "Brooklyn Do Gooder"

Our director, Amy Ellenbogen, has been nominated for the Brooklyn Do Gooder Award and needs your vote. The Brooklyn Community Foundation Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards celebrates the altruism, philanthropy and commitment of five Brooklyn "Do Gooders" who are working toward a stronger Brooklyn. If Amy wins, we'll receive a $5000 grant to fund some of the exciting new projects we're working on.
You can vote up to five times every day until October 15th.
Don't delay, vote for Amy today! click HERE for the link.