BIVO’s Dushoun “Bigga” Almond Presented With New York State Assembly “Outstanding Citizen” Citation

BIVO (Brownsville In, Violence Out) Program Director Dushoun “Bigga” Almond was recently given a New York State Assembly Citation as an “Outstanding Citizen.” They were also recently featured in the New York Times, in an in-depth look at the most recent BSA Week held by the Brownsville Safety Alliance (of which BIVO is a part). The BIVO team was featured prominently in the article, which has caused a flurry of additional inquiries from other outlets, including: WNYC New York Public Radio and NewsNation. Bigga was also invited to speak via Zoom to a Columbia University class taught by NYS Attorney General Letitia James.