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25 Oct

WHY JUVENILE JUSTICE MATTERS Juvenile justice is a Millennial issue. On any given day in the United States, 53,000 Gen Y and Gen Z youth are held in facilities away from home. Nearly half of the Millennial cohort identify as people of color, and youth of color are held in custody at a rate 4 times...

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24 Oct

The Path to a Post-Rikers NYC

Brooklyn Historical Society

Hope for breaking the brutal violence of Rikers Island with a 10-year plan to close the complex brings with it new questions on accountability, bail reform, borough-based jails, inmate release, and the persistent inability to operate a humane criminal justice system, regardless of location. New York...

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24 Oct

Fall #FlipItBlue Mixer

Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn

Come together with fellow LGBTQ + ally Brooklyn progressives to #FlipItBlue on October 17! #GOTV this fall is more important to the our community than ever before. On the table is the opportunity to pass GENDA, a Conversion Therapy Ban, protections against school bullying and other meaningful ref...

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25 Oct

WHY JUVENILE JUSTICE MATTERS Juvenile justice is a Millennial issue. On any given day in the United States, 53,000 Gen Y and Gen Z youth are held in facilities away from home. Nearly half of the Millennial cohort identify as people of color, and youth of color are held in custody at a rate 4 times...

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25 Oct

Criminal Discovery Reform in New York

New York City Bar Association

Whether New York should amend its criminal discovery practices and in what manner has become perhaps the most hotly debated topic in our criminal justice system. The program will feature the knowledgeable perspectives of various stakeholders affected by New York's discovery statute and the current p...

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25 Oct

Get MWBE Certified!

Queens Economic Development Center

Learn about getting certified as a Minority/Woman Business Enterprise with NYC & NYS, what you will need to do to obtain government contracts, and how you can leverage your certification to get more business.

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25 Oct

Ready to launch your business but not sure how? Join us for this jam session with Katie Fiore to learn everything you need to know to launch your business and quickly find your audience online. At this session you will learn: What infrastructure you need to have in place to establish and conduct...

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25 Oct

Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn October Meeting

Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Activist Committee

Join Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn for our monthly meeting to work with neighbors and fellow activists on safe streets, our many campaigns for better biking and walking, and more. An interesting agenda's in the works, so stay tuned. See you there!

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25 Oct

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan rose to power as Prime Minister of Turkey in 2003 with an ambitious agenda of significant social, political, and economic reforms. Over the last several years, as president of Turkey, he has changed direction and assumed increasing power to the point where today, Turkey is a de...

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25 Oct

Soon all Holocaust survivors will be gone, but their stories of tolerance, diversity and triumph will live on. New York City has an exclusive opportunity to hear one such story—as told by Eva Schloss, stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank. Schloss will be traveling from London to share he...

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25 Oct

Conversations with the Innocence Project is a new series of discussions that bring together experts, those adversely affected by the criminal justice system, and advocates to discuss, debate, and take action on issues plaguing the system. This inaugural discussion will focus on the role and power of...

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25 Oct

Mimi Sheller, Thanu Yakupitiyage, Ninaj Raoul and Ashley Dawson discuss climate refugees and resisting the criminalization of immigrants. Mimi Sheller is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University. She is the author of "Mobility Justi...

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25 Oct

The Bayside Historical Society announces their annual Meet the Candidates Night forum on October 25, 2018 at the Bayside Historical Society's landmarked building known as The Castle, located at 208 Totten Avenue in Fort Totten, Bayside, NY 11359 starting at 7 PM. In addition to hearing directly...

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26 Oct

October Meeting

Ridgewood Democratic Club

Guest Speaker: Rory Lancman NYC Council Member Labor Panel on the Janus Decision Henry D. Rubio Executive Vice President Council of School Supervisors and Administrators Dermot Smyth Queens Political Action Coordinator United Federation of Teachers Friends & Neighbors Welcome...

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26 Oct

Building Accountable Communities: Online Event

Survived and Punished and Barnard Center for Research on Women

Accountability is a familiar buzz-word in contemporary social movements, but what does it mean? How do we work toward it? Kiyomi Fujikawa and Shannon Perez-Darby will join us for an online discussion to explore models for building accountable communities for the purpose of healing and repair. What d...

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27 Oct

Spooky Spokes: The TA BK Halloween Ride

Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Activist Committee

Bike with TA Brooklyn through our boo-rough’s fun Halloween streets! Starting in Grand Army Plaza, we'll ride through spooky-for-the-season Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens, ending up at Sunny's in Red Hook. Costumes, orange bike lights, music — all are encouraged to help scare up some spirits along...

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27 Oct

21st Annual October Ball

Bigs & Littles NYC

One of Manhattan's premiere fall event, October Ball attracts 1,000 young professionals to party for a cause. Hosted by CBSBB, the evening raises funds and awareness to support the award winning one-to-one mentoring and additional services to strengthen families in hardship. The evening includes...

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