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North Brooklyn Neighbors

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth and the Greenpoint Waterfront Alliance for Parks & Planning have joined forces to become North Brooklyn Neighbors.

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Advocacy

We focus on environmental and community planning issues to help North Brooklyn become more equitable, resilient and sustainable.

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Projects

Our work centers environmental justice & health, land use & public space, and transportation & infrastructure concerns and develops related tools and resources.

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Events

We often host workshops, town halls, information sessions, and other events that are open to the community.

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News & Media

Stay connected and up-to-date with our announcements, issue updates, statements  and other news.

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Our Work

Good Neighbor Initiative

The Good Neighbor Initiative aims to foster communication and cooperation between construction or development projects and the surrounding community. By proactively engaging in dialogue and…

Mapping Toxicity

The Greenpoint-Williamsburg ToxiCity Map is an interactive map of toxic “hot spots” in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Visit the map to explore its features and get…

Clean Buses for Healthy Niños

In New York City, more than 10,000 school buses provide transportation for almost 150,000 students, the majority of whom have disabilities. However, many of these…

News & Media

Commercial Waste Zones – Passed!

November 4, 2019

For years, NYC has been operating with a private waste carting system that many have likened to the Wild West. While garbage, recycling, and compost…

How To: Report Vehicle Idling

October 8, 2019

It is illegal for commercial trucks, vans, and passenger buses in NYC to idle for more than three minutes, with certain exceptions.* If you document…

Lead in Soils Explainer Video

August 13, 2019

Over the past few years, North Brooklyn Neighbors has worked to raise awareness and equip residents with tools to combat lead in soils. We’ve hosted…

We’re Seeking an Environmental Justice Fellow

July 16, 2019

We’re looking for an Environmental Justice Fellow! The Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director, staff and partners to fulfill commitments of Mapping Environmental…

Upcoming Events

Land Use & Public Space Working Group Meeting

When
Monday, November 25, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
29 Norman Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

On Monday, November 25th at A/D/O the Land Use & Public Space Working Group will bring together neighbors to develop and advance grassroots community planning…

Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting

When
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
29 Norman Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

On Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30pm at A/D/O the Environmental Justice & Health Working Group will bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to combat…