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Guide to the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral histories 2008.030

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Brown, Sheila, 2008 May 14

Biographical / Historical

Sheila Brown grew up in Brooklyn and remained a resident as of the 2008 interview. She had been attending Restoration's money management workshops called Wealth Building Tuesdays.

Scope and Contents

Familiar with the reputation of Restoration, Sheila Brown had little interaction with the community development entity until participating in the financial skill-building workshops offered by Restoration. Brown discusses how attending the Wealth Building Tuesdays sessions was a boon to her money management abilities. Interview conducted by Bernice McRae.

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Subject Names

  • Brown, Sheila

Subject Organizations

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Subject Topics

  • Adult learning -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Community development corporations -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Finance |z New York (State) |z Kings County
  • Home economics -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)