Monday, November 30, 2009

ATTENTION: Upcoming Community (and City) Events

Click on the links below for two job openings at NYCHA's Ingersoll-Whitman Community Center in the 57th Assembly District.

Join Governor David Paterson for a community conversation in Brooklyn on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 with central Brooklyn elected officials.
LOCATION: First A.M.E. Zion Church
54 MacDonough Street
(between Tompkins & Marcy Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11216
WHEN: Tuesday, December 1, 2009
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Event is sponsored by US Representative Ed Towns, NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery, NYS Assembly Member Annette Robinson, and NYC Council Member Al Vann. For information call Assemblywoman Annette M. Robinson: (718) 399-7630 OR
First A.M.E. Zion Church: (718) 638-3343

Join Emmanuel Baptist Church in a clothing drive (coats and shoes) for the homeless of New York City, as well as a clothing drive for the needy in Haiti. ONLY clean and slightly used, or brand new items are requested! The drive will be for one day only, and will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at 10am to 4pm in the church parlor.

LOCATION: 279 Lafayette Avenue
(at the corner of St. James Place)
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11205

St. Luke's Church invites you to their Holiday Bazaar. There will be food, clothes, and holiday items on sale.

WHEN: Saturday, December 5, 2009
11am- 5pm
LOCATION: 259 Washington Avenue
(between Dekalb & Willoughby Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11205

For more information, please call (718) 622-5612

You Can Make a Difference Health & Wellness Symposium

WHEN: Saturday, December 5, 2009
10am- 1:30pm

LOCATION: Medgar Evers College High School (MECHS)
(corner of Nostrand Avenue & Carroll Street)
1186 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, NY‎ 11225

Presenting topics relevant to Wellness and Disease prevention in African-Americans,
particularly, and 2010 Census information including: diabetes, cancer, heart disease, hypertension, obesity and HIV/AIDS.

Contact (646) 824-6810 or (718) 346-9847 for more information.

Albany: Have we reached the Tipping Point?

Join the League of Women Voters on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 5:30pm to 8pm in the Grand Ballroom at 4 West 43rd Street in Manhattan. To RSVP call (212) 725-3541 or email

Larry Norden, Senior Counsel of the Democracy Project at New York University's Brennan Center for Justice, will discuss possible solutions regarding reform in New York State government including redistricting, campaign finance, ethics and house rules.

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