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Brownsville, Brooklyn: A community of local organizers.

Season 7, Ep. 165

We are back recording at Gebhard's Beer Culture Bar on the UWS -- taking a deep dive into Brownsville Brooklyn and the amazing work being done by its community organizations working to establish a good life for its citizens. We talked with Genese Morgan, community organizer and Chair of Community Board 16 which advocates for Brownsville, Brooklyn in the New York City Council. And Ms. Morgan is the founder of the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Neighborhood Improvement Association, INC.

And, La’Shawn Allen-Muhammad joined us. She holds many prestigious positions;  La’Shawn is the Executive Director of Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporations; President of Entrepreneurs of New York; Brooklyn Director of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce – and others. She is a native of Brownsville and is committed to revitalizing her home town by creating opportunities for her neighbors through home and business ownership.

We also spoke with Sandy Nurse of NYC Council representative of District 37.

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