Bail Reform: Facts, Myths, and How It Benefits Everyone

In 2019, we saw the passage of monumental bail reform legislation in the state of New York. The new bail law went into effect just this month. Join us for a thoughtful, diverse, and moderated panel discussion to learn why this new law is so vital to improving our criminal justice system.

Featuring representatives from Legal Aid and The Center for Court Innovation, and other special guests.

Bail Reform: Facts, Myths, and How It Benefits Everyone

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Pakistani American Youth Society
1001 Newkirk Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11230

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Our New Name is: South Central Brooklyn United for Progress

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Holiday Party -- Save the date - Dec 15th 4-6pm

Save the date for our second annual holiday party!  Join us as we celebrate the success of the last year, prepare for 2020, and unveil our new name!  Details coming soon!  

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November General Meeting: Josue Pierre, MTA Budget, and vote on a new name for us!

Come to our November meeting to hear State Senate candidate Josue Pierre, to vote on a new name for us, and to hear about the MTA's budget.

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October Meeting of NYSD 17 For Progress

Join us as Ravi Ragbir of the New Sanctuary coalition talks about the struggles facing immigrants today.

We will also vote on whether to endorse political candidates and go over all known candidates running for office in our area!

Big changes are coming. Join us to learn about it!

Thursday October 10 6:30-8:30pm
Bridge Multicultural and Advocacy Project 
1894 Flatbush Ave

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Totes and Tea– RESCHEDULED!

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September Meeting of NYSD 17 For Progress

East Midwood Jewish Center - 1625 Ocean Avenue, 4th floor boardroom

Join us as we discuss the upcoming election year, our plans, and some big changes for our group that are coming down the pike.

Congressional Candidate Adem Bunkeddeko will join us to talk about his race.

Robert Wood of 350 BK will also join us to talk about the Williams NESE pipeline.

Big changes are coming. Join us to learn about it!

Save the Dates!

  • NYSD17 General Meeting - Thursday, October 10
  • NYSD17 General Meeting - Sunday, November 17
  • NYSD17 Holiday Party - Sunday, December 15
  • NYSD17 General Meeting - Thursday, January 16
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Summer Social with NYSD 17 for Progress

NYSD 17 Summer Social

Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4 PM – 7 PM
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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Kensington ICE Watch

This Sunday join us for the KENSINGTON I.C.E. WATCH! We will canvass the neighborhood with "Know Your Rights" flyers in solidarity with our immigrant communities that have been targeted and terrorized by ICE!

#ImmigrantsAreWelcomeHere #not1moredeportation

Where: DUNKIN' DONUTS, 906 Coney Island Ave (corner of 18th Ave), Brooklyn NY 11218

We will split into groups to canvass the nearby residences and businesses.

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June Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Sunday June 23rd from 4-6pm tentatively located at our location in Ditmas.  

New Members are encouraged to come to this meeting as we'll have a special "Orientation session" for you starting at 3:45-4:00.  Please come!  

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