Brookdale Hospital Lauches Youth Outreach

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June 9, 2016

BROOKDALE HOSPITAL LAUNCHES YOUTH OUTREACH INITIATIVE TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE IN SOUTHEAST BROOKLYN

IT STARTS HERE Program

Media-makers NYC partnered with Brookdale Hospital in order to, reduce gun violence and raise awareness of the horrifying dangers of gun violence. During this event young students from various local schools were able to view these shot and wounded deceased cadavers and their various organs such as their heart and brain. The program took place on Wednesday, May 18 at 11:00AM at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center.

Students who attended the It Starts Here Program - were taken to the Pathology Lab and were able to observe the brain and heart of the gunshot victims

Students who attended the It Starts Here Program – were taken to the Pathology Lab and were able to observe the brain and heart of a gunshot victims

Khari Edwards Vice President of External Affairs at Brookdale brings students into the hospital's morgue to discuss the impact that gun violence has had in our communities

Khari Edwards
Vice President of External Affairs at Brookdale brings students into the hospital’s morgue to discuss the impact that gun violence has had in our communities

 

Our whole creative team worked together in filming and recording the whole event, which included T.V COVERAGE on New York 1 radio and WBLS. Media-makers Creative Head Mike Baril stated ” Brookdale Hospitals commitment to raising awareness to young teens on the epidemic of gun violence in our East Brooklyn neighborhoods is paramount as their hospital serves over 1million residents in Brooklyn annually”.

 

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