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Several Local Organizations Receive Grants From Brooklyn Community Foundation
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Several Local Organizations Receive Grants From Brooklyn Community Foundation

The Brooklyn Community Foundation [http://www.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/] announced the recipients of 54 new grants as part of its Invest in Youth initiative [http://www.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/news/in-the-news/brooklyn-community-foundation-awards-2-million-2015-nonprofits-empowering-boroughs] last week, awarding over $2 million in total. Two local organizations, Council of Peoples Organization and DRUM, received grants. The

Two Local Organizations Receive Grants From Brooklyn Community Foundation
Central Brooklyn

Two Local Organizations Receive Grants From Brooklyn Community Foundation

The Brooklyn Community Foundation [http://www.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/] announced the recipients of 54 new grants as part of its Invest in Youth initiative [http://www.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/news/in-the-news/brooklyn-community-foundation-awards-2-million-2015-nonprofits-empowering-boroughs] last week, awarding over $2 million in total. Two local organizations, Council of Peoples Organization and DRUM, received grants. The

Thousands Of People Pack Coney Island Avenue For Annual Chand Raat Bazaar
1090 Coney Island Avenue

Thousands Of People Pack Coney Island Avenue For Annual Chand Raat Bazaar

Thousands of people filled Coney Island Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Avenue H, last night for the annual Chand Raat Bazaar [/blog/events/annual-chand-raat-bazaar-on-coney-island-avenue-thursday-night] — a night of celebration marking the end of the Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The American Council of Minority Women [https://www.facebook.com/

For Neighbors, Feeling Recognition & Respect After Muslim Holy Days Are Designated As School Holidays
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For Neighbors, Feeling Recognition & Respect After Muslim Holy Days Are Designated As School Holidays

Students and teachers at the Council of People’s Organization pre-school.This spring, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced [http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/147-15/transcript-mayor-de-blasio-chancellor-fari-a-designate-eid-al-fitr-eid-al-adha-official#/0] the Muslim holidays Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha were designated as official public school holidays, a move that was welcomed with open arms

From Today’s Mud To Tomorrow’s School: Councilman Eugene & Community Leaders Break Ground On PS/IS 338
510 Coney Island Avenue

From Today’s Mud To Tomorrow’s School: Councilman Eugene & Community Leaders Break Ground On PS/IS 338

Standing in a sea of mud that will soon become a 757-seat school on Coney Island Avenue, Councilman Mathieu Eugene, School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo and other community leaders gathered Wednesday morning to break ground on the incoming P.S./I.S. 338 [/blog/education/psis-338k-completion-pushed-back-to-2017-other-updates-on-local-schools] . “I am excited

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Ending The Year With A Donation? Consider Supporting These Ditmas Park Organizations

[https://www.facebook.com/sustainableflatbush/photos/pb.29085258875.-2207520000.1419970796./10151658918433876/?type=3&theater] Photo via Sustainable Flatbush [https://www.facebook.com/sustainableflatbush/photos/pb.29085258875.-2207520000.1419970796./10151658918433876/?type=3&theater] If you’re thinking of ending 2014 with a charitable donation, there are many groups doing great work

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