Archived Newsletters

BMC sends out newsletters once a month with developments, updates, and events to keep our community in the loop! Click the title to read the full issues!

2018 News

New Years Revolutions – January 2018

Good Look – February 2018

2017 News

Ready, Set, GO. – February 2017

My Family’s Keeper – March 2017

Told Ya – April 2017

The Force Within – May 2017

2016 News

Gear Up – February 2016

Turn Down for What? – March 2016

All the Way Live – April 2016

Shine On – May 2016

Un-Mean Streets – June 2016

Team Deep – August 2016

On the Verge – October 2016

Ready for the Resistance – December 2016

2015 News

Fall In

  • Welcome Z Bell
  • Unsung Heroes
  • Member Approved
  • “First Person” Journalism Contest
  • Brooklyn Deep Third Rail Podcast

Get On Up

  • Annual Meeting
  • Third Rail Podcast, “Summer Remix”

All in the Fam

  • Who Represents You?
  • This is What Community Safety Looks Like
  • Let’s Ride
  • #M4BL
  • Off the Rails

All In

  • Grub Party: Bring What Your Grandma Made Ya
  • Standing Tall
  • Ridin’ ‘Round & Gettin’ It
  • ‘Nuff Respect Due
  • Brooklyn Deep Third Rail Podcast

Summer Jams

  • The Real MVPs
  • The Look of Leadership
  • Catch the Action: BMC Meetings
  • Brooklyn Deep

Whose Streets?

  • Black and beautiful and BOLD!
  • Show ’em what ya got
  • Let Us Breathe

Reclaiming What’s Ours

  • Who You Calling a B8#@%?! No Disrespect presents at INCITE!
  • Your Right to Know
  • Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
  • Third Rail Podcast, “Lemme Hear You Say… Fight the Power”

Finish what we started

  • Milestones: Harvir Kaur and the Central Brooklyn Food Coop
  • Lead the Movement: The New Police Accountability Working Group
  • Paying for the Revolution
  • Third Rail Podcast “Live Show”

Step Up

  • Join Us: Police Accountability
  • No Disrespect + INCITE!
  • Third Rail Podcast “Live Show”

Resistance Matters

  • More Justice, More Peace
  • Learning to Run our Food Cooperative World
  • Third Rail Podcast: How Do You Change the World?

2015 News

Three Years High and Rising

  • Leaders in the Struggle for Police Accountability
  • How Central Brooklyn Eats
  • Erica Edwards, Citizen Journalist
  • A Gift that Keeps on Giving

Ready to Win

  • Training Parent Leaders
  • Ladies First: No Disrespect Orientation
  • Fighting For Police Accountability
  • Third Rail Podcast: Revolutionary Birth

Family Affair

  • One Love:Our Annual Meeting Round Up
  • Third Rail Podcast: Telling stories. Taking care of business

Taking Care of Business

  • Annual Meeting
  • Third Rail Express: On the ground in Ferguson

We look good on you

  • Training for Parent, PTA & CEC Leaders
  • Climate Justice Grub Party
  • Coalition Work – #JusticeForEricGarner

Summer Baddness

  • We’re Back in 375 Stuyvesant Ave!
  • Join Our Food Justice Movement
  • Parent Teacher Home Visits
  • Incoming PTA Officers Reception

Moved, but not slowed

  • Stuyvesant Mansion Fire
  • A Food Co-op For Central Brooklyn
  • CSD16 Principal Meeting
  • UPK Forum
  • BMC’s Newest Addition

Conversations That Build

  • BMC Third Rail Podcast
  • Food Co-op: Learning & Conversations
  • PLANET BROOKLYN: Women, Motherhood & Movements

Ready to Ride?

  • Participatory Budgeting Petition
  • Teen Citizen Journalism Workshop
  • Brooklyn Deep Features

2013 News

Happy Social Justice To All

  • You came. You ate. We thanked.
  • November: What Went Down?

Organization of the Year!

  • 6 ways BMC made World History in 2013 (and just last month)

BMC is Member-Approved!

  • Annual Meeting Highlights!

Looking Back, Moving Forward

  • Summer Movements
  • Plan The Movement
  • Supporting The Movement

Bringing The Heat

  • BBQ Time!
  • District 36 City Council Debates
  • A Food Co-op for Central Brooklyn
  • What went down?
  • Who’s already down?

Movement Summer Launches!

  • The Happenings: Upcoming Events
  • The People: New Staff
  • The Support: Thank You Donors

Calling All Parents, Politicos, and Party People!

  • Parent Action Leadership Training
  • Pull the Power Lever
  • Summer Grub Series!
  • Street Harassment Working Group Report Back

Campaign time. Do you know who’s running?

  • Meet & Greet the Candidates
  • Food Justice Working Group Meeting
  • Street Harassment Working Group Meeting

It’s Time… To Become a Member

  • We Want You to Take Over BMC

Special Edition: Excuse Me… Miss

  • We were on TV!  [VIDEO]
  • Street Harassment Toolkit
  • Meet Charla Harlow

Celebrate Mark’s Birthday!

  • Anthonine & Marly wish Mark a Happy Birthday! [VIDEO]
  • “On the Block” profiles The Audre Lorde Project [VIDEO]

Did You Say Something? February 2013:

  • Power the Movement
  • BMC Grub Party

Shine Bright Like a Diamond, January 2013:

  • Our First Year
  • BMC Grub Party
  • Why We Are On Strike

2012 News

All Eyes on Boys & Girls High School, December 2012:

  • Boys & Girls High School: A View from a Parent Leader
  • Mark Winston Griffith on BrianLehrer.TV
  • Announcing: A+ NYC Online Policy Hub

The People United! November 2012:

  • BMC Helps Lead District 16 School Tour
  • After the Storm
  • Rock the Vote!

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help Brooklyn, Special Edition

  • Where to Volunteer & Donate

Out and About, September 2012:

  • Stop and Frisk: The Human Impact
  • Summer Street Team Reportback
  • BMC Speaks up for Central Brooklyn Schools

Movement Center, August 2012:

  • Join the Movement!
  • BMC in the News: “With One Photo-A-Day, Citizen Journalism Project Rallies a Community
  • BMC in the News: “Central Brooklyn Organizers Mine Citizen Journalism For Photo-A-Day Project

Full House, July 2012:

  • Meet our Community Organizing High School Apprentices
  • Announcing Crown Heights Photo-A-Day Challenge
  • Volunteer with BMC

Warming Up, June 2012:

  • Bed-Stuy Photo-A-Day Challenge
  • Announcing Community Organizing High School Apprenticeship
  • Meet Our New Educational Justice College Interns

Catching Our Stride, May 2012:

  • The MC featured on the Bed-Stuy Patch
  • Mark Winston Griffith on NPR
  • Hoodies & Miniskirts

Unpacked & Unbossed, April 2012:

  • We Have a Home!
  • Meet our new Communications Organizer
  • Announcing Parent Organizing Support Grant
  • Mark Winston Griffith on Inside City Hall