Recent News

Recent News

June 5, 2023 - NBC 4 New York by Melissa Russo and Julio “Gaby” Acevedo Hundreds of asylum seekers to stay at 50 houses of worship in NYC

May 3, 2023 - Spectrum News Ny 1 by  Ruschell Boone And Jackie Koppell City honors National Day of Prayer

March 7, 2023 - NYC Transcript: Mayor Adams Releases "The Road Forward," New Blueprint to Handle Asylum Seeker Crisis Moving Forward

January 17, 2023 - Religious News Service by By Tori Leucking How New York has answered religiously motivated hate crime

 December 16, 2022 - The City by Reuven Blau City Hall Asks Houses of Worship to Shelter Migrants

January 11, 2023 - Jewish Telegraphic Agency by Jacob Henry Historic church being housed by a synagogue gets green light for restoration

December 20, 2022 - NYN Media By Angelique Molina-Mangaroo DYCD hosts its first-ever capacity building event for nonprofit faith-based organizations

December 14, 2022 -  E Jewish Philanthropy  Your Daily Phil: Inflation, staffing and camp + The view from a small school

December 14, 2022 - Canarsie Courier by Loretta Chin Flatlands – Multicultural Advocacy Center Celebrates 10 Years Of Uniting Diverse Communities At Gala Event

October 6, 2022 - New  York Post by  Bernadette Hogan and Bruce Golding Eric Adams turns to NYC houses of worship to ‘adopt’ shelters aiding migrants

March 17, 2013  -  HuffPost by Janell Ross After Kimani Gray Shooting, Brooklyn Community Reels, Raises Questions About Race And Crime

March 18, 2021  - The Haitian Times by Sam Bojarski  Flatbush faith leaders eager for greater role in on-site vaccination efforts

September 6, 2022- NYC  Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Makes a Public Safety-Related Announcement

February 10, 2022 - NYC Mayor Adams Creates new Office of Faith-Based and Community Partnerships

 October 13, 2022 -   Good News Broadcast NYC Pastor Monrose at International Day of Peace

January 26, 2022 - Canarsie Courier by  Brenda Cox  Clergy and Community Unite In Prayerful Support of the Blue

November 22, 2021 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle by Pastor Gilford Monrose  The World Has Changed Forever

January 2, 2020 - Jewish Telegraphic Agency by Josefin Dolsten  What is causing the rise in anti-Semitism in New York?

January 6, 2022 - Fox News  by Eli Steele Rooftop Revelations: Politics cannot uplift a community. But faith can

Sep 15, 2021 - BK Reader by Jessy Edwards  Gov. Hochul Visits GodSquad in East Flatbush, Announces $23.7M in Anti-Violence Funding

September 15, 2021 - Politics NY By Morgan C. Mullings  GodSquad violence interrupters celebrate 11 years of crime reduction

June 22, 2021 - NPR by  Jasmine Garsd Gun Violence Is Surging In New York, But Advocates Worry About More Policing

June 9, 2021 - PBS MetroFocus: Combating Hate Crimes

April 20, 2021 - Christianity Today by Kathryn Watson  Pastors Take to the Streets to Combat NYC Gun Violence

May 25, 2021  - Brooklyn Paper by Ben Verde Brooklyn DA partners with local clergy to stem gun violence

May 25, 2021 - News 12 Brooklyn Brooklyn district attorney, 'God Squad' partnership aims to curb gun violence

May 5, 2021 - Religion News by Adelle M. Banks National Day of Prayer to be marked with petitions for racial justice

November 23, 2020  - St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church St. Ann's Gala 2020 Spirit and Service Award Gilford Monrose

October 21, 2020  -  67th Precinct Clergy Council Inc. NYC Mayor De Blasio Opening Remarks at the National Clergy Gun Violence Prevention Summit 2020 

Feb 14, 2019 - Publick Occurrences "We have more guns than people in America" -Pastor Gil Monrose

Jun 25, 2020 - WNYC News As Fireworks Complaints Explode, One Community Debates Best Response 

Dec 13, 2019 -  BRIC TV THE GOD SQUAD | Brooklyn, USA

Jul 14, 2020  - Gothamist by Sydney Pereira Anti-Gun Violence Activists Say They Know How To Reduce Shootings, But "It's Not A Quick Fix" 

June 1, 2020 - Journal of Urban Mission by Stephen Stallard Voices in the Violence: How Black Churches in Brooklyn Can Help Us Find Our Voice As We Minister in Violent Contexts

October 8, 2020 - CBS New York Borough Park Unrest: Mayor De Blasio Insists There's No Double Standard In Enforcement


February 9, 2015 - The Gaurdian Sadhbh Walshe Armed with faith: meet the God Squad working to end gun violence in Brooklyn

July 20, 2020 - Brooklyn Eagle  by Edward King Following Shootings Pastor Leads National Conference on Gun Violence 

March 25, 2013  - The New York Times by  Julie Turkewitz  In an Area Plagued by Violence, a ‘God Squad’ Hits the Streets