Thursday, April 9, 2009

ATTENTION: Upcoming Local Events

"Town Hall Meeting on Predatory Lending and Mortgage Fraud"

Sponsored by Representative Yvette Clarke and Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes

DATE: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
LOCATION: Medgar Evers College Auditorium
1650 Bedford Ave. (btwn Crown & Montgomery Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11225

SPONSORS: Congress Member Yvette Clarke, (718) 250-2340); Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes (718) 287-1142.
"How to Mentor Urban Young Males"

Special Remarks by Susan Taylor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine

DATE: Monday, April 13, 2009
TIME: 6:30PM
LOCATION: Brown Memorial Baptist Church
484 Washington Ave. (at the corner of Gates Avenue, use this entrance.)
Brooklyn, NY 11238.

SPONSORS: Kevin Powell, Black & Male in America, Hot 97, Bed Stuy Restoration Corp., Black & Latino Filmmakers Coalition, Man Up, Mentoring USA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of NYC, National CARES Mentoring Movement, &


DATES: April 15, 16 and 17, 2009
LOCATION: Cumberland Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Main Floor Lobby
100 North Portland Avenue (btwn Park & Myrtle Avenues)
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11205

"Community Fundraiser Sidewalk Sale"

DATE: Saturday, April 25, 2009
LOCATION: Hall Street (btwn Dekalb & Willoughby Avenues)
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11205

Purpose: To benefit the Senior Citizen Luncheon (given by the 88th Precinct and Brooklyn Art Incubator)

If you wish to be a vendor, please call Florence at (718) 636-9263.

"Mayoral Control of New York City Public Schools: Mend It or End It???"

DATE: Sunday, April 26, 2009
Union Temple
17 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238


DATE: Thursday, April 30, 2009
Teen Challenge Center
444 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

SPONSORS: Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats (CBID), The 57th Assembly District Democratic Organization, United Federation of Teachers (UFT), State Senators Velmanette Montgomery & Eric Adams, Council Member Letitia James, & District Leader Olanike Alabi.

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