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.
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.