Bristol Street in Brownsville turned into a dance party, playground and health fair for the residents

Jesse Hamilton, Torian Easterling, Jump into Summer, Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center, health services, Brownsville, BK Reader

On Tuesday, the Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center held its annual Jump into Summer Block Party on Bristol Street, an opportunity to bring Brownsville community members together for exercise and play, as well as receive information on health services..

Jesse Hamilton, Torian Easterling, Jump into Summer, Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center, health services, Brownsville, BK Reader
(l to r) State Sen. Jesse Hamilton with Torian Easterling, assistant commissioner at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene at the Jump into Summer Block Party

The block party– which was held inside of the health center facility and outside on the adjacent street– offered entertainment, health screenings, fitness classes, a farmers market, arts and crafts and face painting for the kids, along with doula and healthy food demonstrations for adults.

Check out these photos and video. For more information on the Brownsville Neighborhood Health Action Center, go here.

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