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Brownsville’s Uptick in Violence Can Be Partially Attributed to COVID-19, Says Anti-Violence Group

With Brownsville residents searching for answers during a violent 2020, a local outreach group points to the impact of COVID-19 as a potential explanation, reports NY1. Anthony Newerls, director of BIVO (Brownsville in Violence Out), an organization that seeks to provide alternatives to violence for young members of the east Brooklyn neighborhood, said that “COVID […]