Bronx Community Solutions

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Past Events

BCS Completes ADP Mural Project

April 22, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

I am very excited to share that on Saturday, April 12 and Saturday April 19th, Adolescent Diversion Program community service participants, along with Youth Justice Board members, created a beautiful mural displayed on the wall of the BCS classroom space.

Back in November, I had a conversation with Nick Chung, who works with ADP on Staten Island as well as with the Youth Justice Board, about my hope to liven up the BCS classroom with artwork from ADP participants. Nick encouraged me to make it happen, and we decided to have ADP and YJB participants come together to transform the space where all BCS social service groups take place inside the Bronx Criminal Court.

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BCS Facilitates Local Mural Project

April 10, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

BCS Community Service clients painting over graffitiBCS Community Service clients painting over graffitiOn April 10, on the first day after a harsh winter season, we started a project painting over graffiti on a barricade near the Bronx river. The goal was to have BCS community service participants paint over a graffiti-covered barricade so that volunteers from NY Cares, in partnership with DOT, could then create a beautiful mural on the site. This took place in the West Farm area of the Bronx, at East 180th Street and Devoe Avenue. Four BCS clients participated, along with myself and Coordinator of Community Service Moises Reyes.

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Bronx Community Solutions Cleans Up!

July 10, 2013 - 11:53am
Councilman Andy King with BCS Crew Supervisors Matthew and Moises
Last Wednesday, at the special request of District 12's newly elected councilman Andy King, Bronx Community Solutions embarked on a new initiative to clean under the elevated 5 train from Gunhill Road to 225th Street (in the northeast s

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The First Days of Summer

July 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
When you think of Summertime in New York City, you may think of Coney Island, free summer concerts, and Shakespeare in the Park - but here in the Bronx we think about community service. During the first official week of summer, Bronx Community Service was buzzing with some amazing community service events.

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Bronx Community Solutions Participates in Re-Entry Resource Fair

June 20, 2013 - 11:58am
On June 20, 2013, Bronx Community Solutions, in collaboration with the Bronx Re-Entry Task Force, participated in a Re-Entry Resource Fair held at Hostos Community College in the Bronx. The event was aimed at connecting organizations and service provider agencies with returning citizens, to discuss issues related to re-entry and provide them with valuable community resources. Below is a description of the Fair by an Intern of Bronx Community Solutions, who took part in the day's event.

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