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May 10, 2007

State Bar Honors Brooklyn Advocate for Juvenile Justice

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
By Elizabeth Stull

Faruqee.jpgAn article about NY State Bar Association award recipient, and Brooklyn resident, Mishi Faruqee, director of the Juvenile Justice Project, ran kind words and a familiar lament for her neighborhood:

She said she loves the borough and revels in her two-stop subway commute to the Juvenile Justice Project’s offices at Union Square.

“It’s changing now, but when we moved here it was a truly diverse neighborhood,” she said of Fort Greene. “I mean it’s sad, what’s happening with the whole Atlantic Yards and everything, but when we first moved here, it was a very human scale.”

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Posted by lumi at May 10, 2007 6:27 AM