Past Events

“I live here too” Community Conversation

On Oct. 9th, 1 pm at Fulton Park Plaza, CPR member Brooklyn Movement Center proudly presents in collaboration with Theatre of the Oppressed, “I LIVE HERE TOO”. This interactive play asks “What does it take to hold each other down?” Inspired by the shared experiences of Central Brooklyn tenants looking to rebuild community safety and unity despite landlord neglect, gentrification, and police occupation.



Rise Up Rally for #AntonioWilliams

Thursday, 7/1, at 11 AM rally for #AntonioWilliams at 1 Police Plaza.

We will gather with Antonio's family to make an important announcement and to continue to uplift the call to #FireNYPD officers who unjustly Killed him in 2019 while he waited for a cab near the Edenwald Houses in the Bronx.



#NYCBudgetJustice Rally @ City Hall

Tuesday, June 29h at 11 AM, CPR members and partners will rally to call on the City Council to vote NO on the budget if the final version includes any increases for the NYPD. Join us outside of City Hall.



06.28.21 Defund in the Park: Queensbridge Park

Please RSVP to join us in Queensbrige Park in Long Island City, on Monday, June 28th at 3PM for a BBQ, tabling, and community conversation on compelling the City of New York to invest in our communities while defunding the police to help end police violence against Black, brown, and poor people.



#NYCBudgetJustice & #NYCAgainst Hate Twitter Storm

Tomorrow, 1 PM - 5 PM, please join CPR member Jews for Racial & Economic Justice for a Twitter action specifically focused on defunding the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force and funding the Hate Violence Prevention Initiative. We'd love it if you could participate!



#NYCBudgetJustice Rally Outside of City Hall

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 16th at 1 PM, CPR members, Brooklyn Movement Center, Citizen Action of NY, DRUM, Girls for Gender Equity, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, Justice Committee, Make the Road New York, VOCAL-NY, and others will rally to call on the City Council to:

- Uphold last year’s promises to cut at least $1B from NYPD’s expense budget and redirect those monies to non-police health and safety solutions in the New York City budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 – in order to pass a budget that sets NYC up to have a just transition out of the pandemic.

- Require NYPD transparency in the budget.

- Make public when the budget vote will happen.

 Join us outside of City Hall, between City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.



VIRTUAL: Cops out of Pride History & Alternatives for Community Safety

Join CPR member New York Anti-violence Project for a political education workshop that dives deep into AVP’s Cops out of Pride campaign, including the history of New York LGBTQ communities and NYPD, the origin of Pride from the Stonewall Uprising against a police raid. Also discussed will be LGBTQ communities’ resistance, alternative marches without the NYPD, policing today, and more, to give context for AVP’s Cops out of Pride campaign. 

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Fund Our Futures Art Walk & Mural Unveiling

This Saturday, June 5th from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm, join us for Fund Our Futures Art Walk & Mural Unveiling at The People's Garden, 1237-1241 Green Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221.

There will be a joint unveiling of beautiful community-inspired Murals created by Medicine Walls, in addition, to live music and free food and drinks!

The following organizations have contributed to these beautiful works of art: Color of Change, The Arab American Association of New York, VOCAL-NY, Make the Road New York, Justice Committee, and MXGM. 



#PoliceFreeSchools March & Rally

On June 5th Join our #NYCBudgetJustice coalition partners Dignity in Schools Campaign NY in Washington Square Park at 11 AM for a march and rally for police-free schools. 

The city budget process is underway and, with a July 1 deadline, City Hall has the choice to make police-free schools a reality for school communities this coming school year. This has been a school year unlike any other – next year must not continue to prioritize youth criminalization. We need #PoliceFreeSchools and we need it now!