We are proud to highlight Brooklyn organizations on the frontlines across our communities, whose efforts are made possible with support from the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund.
Stories of Brooklyn Insights 2020
Spotlight on Vulnerable Seniors
COPO Executive Director Mohammed Razvi discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on immigrant seniors in Brooklyn, and how his organization is meeting their needs every day of the week.
IntegrateNYC's Executive College Director Julisa Perez shares what her organization is doing to identify and address the needs of young people coping with the wide-ranging impacts of the pandemic.
Spotlight on Immigrant Communities
The Center for Family Life's Cooperative Development Program Director Maru Bautista and Sandra Lopez of Brightly Cleaning Cooperative share the struggles of undocumented immigrant workers who are facing reduced incomes and are unable to access government benefits.
Spotlight on Food Access
Neighbors Together's Executive Director Denny Marsh discusses the huge increase in need for emergency food among highly vulnerable residents.
Spotlight on Domestic Violence
Black Women's Blueprint's Associate Executive Director Sevonna Brown shares how her organization is bringing support and relief directly to survivors of domestic violence, who are facing increased risks due to stay at home orders.