Social Justice

Brooklyn Movement Center is dedicated to social justice. To those ends we are involved with several different city-wide coalitions.

 

Communities United for Police Reform 

Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is an unprecedented campaign to end discriminatory policing CPRlogo2practices in New York, bringing together a movement of community members, lawyers, researchers and activists to work for change. The partners in this campaign come from all 5 boroughs, from all walks of life and represent many of those most unfairly targeted by the NYPD. This groundbreaking campaign is fighting for reforms that will promote community safety while ensuring that the NYPD protects and serves all New Yorkers.

 

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A+ NYC brings New Yorkers together to envision an excellent and equitable public school system under the city’s next administration.

We focus on the centrality of teaching and learning over questions of structure and governance, elevate evidence-based reforms that will allow all students in our city to graduate college and career ready, and ensure that parents, students and other community stakeholders provide central leadership to the task of improving our schools.

 

dignityDignity in Schools Campaign – NY

The New York Chapter of the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC-NY) is a citywide coalition of students, parents, advocates, educators and lawyers calling for positive, school-wide approaches to discipline that improve the school environment, reduce conflict, and increase learning. We work to reduce suspensions and other harsh policies that violate students’ human right to education and to be treated with dignity.  Students, parents and educators have a right to participate in decision-making related to discipline policies in schools.

 

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New Yorkers for Great Public Schools