YMCA 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY11216 The YMCA ( Young Men's Christian Association) is a non-profit worldwide organization dedicated to serving communities.…More The Bed-Stuyvesant chapter is located on Bedford Avenue at Monroe Street. The stated goals of the YMCA are to bring together members of the community, nurture individual potential and address social responsibilities. The YMCA was founded in 1844.
Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School (13K412) 300 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY11205 Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School (13K412), known as "BCAM," focuses on media arts and technology. The…More school has a student-run television channel called BCAMTV and a boys and girls basketball team. BCAM also partners with a number of local community arts and civic organizations, such as the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, Black Public Media, Pratt Institute of Art, Reel Works and John Jay University. The school is housed on the third floor of a building with three other schools. The principal is James O'Brian and the parent coordinator is Monique Mayard.
P.S. 23 (The Carter G. Woodson School) 545 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY11206 P.S. 23 (The Carter G. Woodson School) is a public school that serves grades pre-K through fifth. The school's principal…More is Sharon Meade and the student population is 312. The school shares its campus with the Brooklyn Charter School, located on the third floor. P.S. 23 has partnered with a large number of well-known public and private organizations, including the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, Studio-in-a-School, a two-year visual arts program, and Woodhull Medical and Health Center, to promote asthma awareness. The school lists a host of extracurricular activities, including chorus, photography, double-dutch and karate.