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Something New!

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Well it’s mid-day on a Sunday Afternoon as I create this post. Always a great time for writing and reflecting. Last week this time, Sunday, August 20th, I led a walking tour of my Crown Heights community accompanied by my fellow advisory board member Yasmin Schwartz and members the 2017-2018 NYC Repair the World Fellows.

Repair the World was founded in 2009 to make meaningful service a defining element of American Jewish life. Repair mobilizes tens of thousands of young Jews to volunteer in tackling pressing local needs each year, and Repair equips communities and partners to do the same.


Pictured here are Brian, Michele, Yasmin, Hazel Hurley of 1100 Bergen Street Community Garden, yours truly and Emma. Click here to learn from Rachel Holliday Smith on how the garden was saved from development.

The fellows were open to learning, sharing as new neighbors and ready to join in making a difference. Click here to learn about all of them. Stop by to say hello during the annual For the Love …

The Art of Jessica Dixon at Neighborhood Women's Collective

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The Art of Jessica Dixon is on display today! -Saturday, August 19th Noon -7PM at the Neighborhood Women's Collective located at 2494 Frederick Douglas Boulevard
Harlem, NY (Between 133rd and 134th Streets. The exhibit is in collaboration with the amazing Harlem Arts Stroll! Click Here for a full schedule of activities.

You can view Jessica's art now through September 9th, 2017. Wednesdays- Fridays 12:00pm-6:00pm, Saturdays, 12:00- 7:00pm and Sundays 12:00-6:00pm. Reserve you favorite painting to take home at the end of the exhibit. Some pieces online!!!! Click Here!!!

Jessica attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. After years focused on designing clothes for people, she realized her strength was in drawing and painting art inspired by fashion and her creator, God. When her parents, artists themselves, opened a new church Jessica painted a picture of an angel to be hung in the sanctuary. One angel inspired her entire new collection, a series of paint…