Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Shooting Response This Saturday

We need you to come out to the shooting response this Saturday. There have already been four shooting victims in 2011. 4:30pm, 1144 Bergen Street between New York Ave and Nostrand Ave. Tell everyone to be there.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Holiday Toy Giveaway

On December 23, 2010, S.O.S. was able to provide free holiday gifts to our participants. Many thanks go out to the Greater Restoration Baptist Church, Pastor Ken Bogan, the Graffiti Church, Josh Farrar, Toys for Tots, and many anonymous donors, all of whom helped made this possible. 

Monday, January 3, 2011

Position Available: Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets Program Director

S.O.S. is seeking a Program Coordinator for a new initiative, “Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets.” The Program Coordinator will oversee an intensive community-based project serving young people who live or go to school in Crown Heights and have been affected by gun violence and want to work to stop the spread of gun violence. The Program Coordinator will plan, lead, and maintain all aspects of the program ensuring that a strength-based, holistic, youth oriented perspective is utilized.  
Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets is a new youth development and community organizing program that will annually provide life skills to 25 young people, ages 14-17, who are disproportionately affected by violence in Crown Heights. Participants will receive leadership development training, case management services, and service learning opportunities while engaging in grassroots anti-violence efforts. Summer jobs will be provided for participants.

To Apply: Please fax to 718-774-5349 or email your resume and cover letter in Word to crownheightsjobs@gmail.com.  Include the job title, “Program Coordinator,” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  
Deadline to apply:  January 15, 2011

Click HERE for the full job description.