C.A.M.E.R.A. (Community Action and Mobilization Effort to Raise Awareness):
CAMERA seeks to engage community stakeholders to increase awareness and individual involvement in neighborhood watches and prevention activities to ensure that violent crimes are reported in a timely manner and can be prevented or deterred if possible. Stakeholders include, but are not limited to the Community, Police precincts, Churches and faith based organizations, local businesses and more!
- Meet and Greet
CRCEC sponsors this event at a general location within each community bringing together the community members with local officials to discuss community issues.
- Community Networking Groups
Yahoo! Groups to encourage neighborhood residents to communicate with each other about events and any matters of concern in the neighborhoods of East Flatbush and East New York. By subscribing to the group, residents can stay connected with what is happening – issues that may be affecting their children.
- Health and Wellness Program (seasonal)
CRCEC sponsored exercise programs
H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Parents Endure)
Provides support to parents and other family members within the community who have lost a child, whose child may have been a victim of violence or who wish to become involved in community mobilization activities to prevent violence and family destabilization
- Victims of violence support services
- Family support through the Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative (IMRI)
- Parent Support Group
P.A.C.E. (Practical, Academic, and Cultural Enrichment) Youth Development:
The PACE youth component will promote the development of out-of-school community services to provide practical, academic, and cultural enrichment for youth.
- “This is my life” scholarship essay contest
- After School programs and day trips
- Practical skills training: Computers, electronics
- College advisory