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Teens hope Albany lobbying pays off with summer jobs

Brooklyn students who took part in a Youth Action Day in Albany to call for increased state funding the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are hoping their pleas to lawmakers will not fall on deaf ears. … Full Article

Small donors can propel political victory, James says

Brooklyn made its presence felt at the first-ever Unrig the System Summit when New York City Public Advocate Letitia James served as one of the featured speakers at an event to kick off the conference’s second day and later appeared at a panel discussion on the role played by government wat … Full Article

Immigration rights activist Ravi Ragbir honored by bishop of Long Island Diocese

Ravidath Ragbir, the immigration rights leader who has personally faced imprisonment and deportation, received the Bishop’s Cross Sunday in Brooklyn Heights for his work in the community. … Full Article

Jennifer Lawrence discusses how to ‘Unrig the System’

The current political system in which Democrats and Republicans fight like cats and dogs and nothing gets done can be changed, but only if Americans are willing to roll up their sleeves and work on a grass-roots level to make those changes. … Full Article

Neighbors campaign to save threatened Crown Heights hardware store

Customers and neighbors are rallying to help a hardworking Crown Heights hardware store owner save his business. … Full Article

L Train coalition prepares to confront agencies on behalf of North Brooklyn

The words “New York City,” “transportation” and “crisis” have become as redundant as that “expect delays” sign that overlooks the Gowanus Expressway.  Just navigating around to observe and report on Gotham’s growing transit problems gets harder every day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Friends School celebrates ‘150 Years of Light’

A blowout celebration held at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Jan. 29 honored the 150th anniversary of Brooklyn Friends School (BFS). … Full Article

Hollywood East on Wallabout Bay: Eagle interview with Doug Steiner

Editor’s note: Doug Steiner’s impact on Brooklyn ranks him among the most influential people of the new century. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School to honor counsel for China's Silk Road fund

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) will honor three of its distinguished alumni, including Hannah Cao, who is the general counsel of China's Silk Road Fund, during its annual alumni awards luncheon that will take place on Friday in Manhattan. … Full Article


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