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Restoration to host Panel Discussion on 'The African-American Inheritance Crisis'

Friday, May 20, 2016
In early June, Restoration will be hosting a panel discussion on 'The African-American Inheritance Crisis'. An article from DNAinfo features more information on the upcoming event."Conversations about money, inheritance and assets are often uncomfortable, even among relatives, but it’s a necessary dialogue needed to ensure family legacy, she said."

Restoration Receives Grant for Bike Share Program: Press Release

Friday, May 20, 2016
Restoration is receiving a grant for the Bike Share Program! Read more info on the partnership below:

Carib News Features Restoration!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Check out the article below, featured in The New York Carib News, speaking about our free weekly bike rides! 

Bed-Stuy Resident Featured on Citi Bike Blog

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bed-Stuy resident Kweli was recently featured on the Citi Bike blog. She is a member of the Brooklyn Bike Brigade and a frequent Citi Bike User. Click here to read more!  

Citi Foundation's Community Progress Makers Fund Awards $20 Million in Grants to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in Six U.S. Cities

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The Citi Foundation has chosen Restoration, among others, to receive the Community Progress Makers Fund grant."The Community Progress Makers Fund supports community organizations that are leading urban transformation efforts that create economic opportunities for low-income households and communities."Read the press release here!

Restoration's Bike Rides featured in the Brooklyn Reader

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Brooklyn Reader featured Restoration's free weekly bike rides in partnership with Citi Bike and other community partners. 

Citi Bike features Restoration on their Blog

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Check out what Citi Bike had to say about Restoration on their blog, highlighting the amazing initiatives we have going on in Brooklyn!

Weekly Bike Rides - Press Release!

Friday, April 29, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2016Contact: Tracey Capers, 718-636-6906tcapers@restorationplaza.orgDani Simons, 347-916-0215danisimons@motivateco.comBedford Stuyvesant Restoration Encourages Brooklyn Residents to Take a Spin  Twice weekly rides from May through October help introduce new audiences to the benefits of biking

Restoration Featured on Citi Bike Blog

Friday, April 29, 2016
As you may already know, Restoration is offering free twice weekly bike rides starting next Wednesday in Bed-Stuy! Follow the link below to read more on the Citi Bike blog about the Restoration and Citi Bike initiative. a schedule of our upcoming bike rides, click here. 

Join team #RestorationRuns in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
We are pleased to annouce that Restoration will be participating in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon!

Restoration Brings Employment Opportunities to Bed-Stuy and Brownsville

Friday, March 11, 2016
Restoration has long been a source of vocational opportunities in the Brooklyn community. In keeping with that position, we have recently teamed up with other community organizations and resources to present several Job Fairs this March across Bed-Stuy and Brownsville. DNAinfo recently covered these series of events in an article.

The Brooklyn Paper Covers the Senior Citizen Food Crisis

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Restorations panel discussion on the food crisis among senior citizens in New York City was featured in the Brooklyn Paper's coverage of the growing problem in Brooklyn.

Citi Bike Comes to Restoration with Job Opportunities

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Check out DNAinfo's article on Restorations Partnership with Citi Bike, now coming to Restoration to screen applicants for potential job opportunities. 

Panel Discussion Huge Success: EmblemHealth Coverage of the Event

Friday, February 26, 2016
Raising Food Insecurity Awareness for NYC Seniors, a panel discussion held at Restoration Plaza, was met with huge success. If you were unable to attend, or if you would like to learn more about this issue, check out the EmblemHealth blog entry about this event (linked below).“'Despite popular belief, we’ve found elder people to be really open to discussing healthy food options and trying new things,' mentioned Maggie Meehan, Associate Director, City Harvest."

The Brooklyn Reader features Restoration's Food Insecurity Panel

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Brooklyn Reader featured Restoration's panel discussion on food security among NYC Seniors. 

Brooklyn Panel To Discuss Food Insecurity Among City's Seniors

Monday, February 22, 2016
Check out Restoration's feature in DNAinfo on our upcoming panel discussion on food security among NYC Seniors. 

Restoration Featured in Brooklyn Paper Story on Elderly Poverty

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
In line with Restoration's strong committment to calling attention to crisis of elderly poverty, the Brooklyn Paper highlights our upcoming panel discussion, "New York City Seniors and the Rising Food Insecurity Crisis", a collaboration with The Aging in New York Fund (ANYF). 

Black History Month 2016 in Brooklyn!

Friday, January 29, 2016
Check out this exciting event in February to celebrate Black History Month in Brooklyn!