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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

Reducing Single-Use Plastic

As of March 1, 2020, plastic bags are banned at most stores in the state of New York. This regulation comes after years of advocacy…

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…

News & Media

Comments on Newtown Creek Superfund OU2 Proposal

March 3, 2020

In late 2019, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed plan which recommends no further action to reduce the volume of combined sewer…

Recap: River Street Community Meeting

February 18, 2020

Over 100 community members attended a meeting on February 13th at The Williamsburg Hotel about Two Tree Management’s proposed River Street Master Plan, a development plan…

Idling Diaries: Part 2

January 7, 2020

Lael Goodman, our environmental justice program manager, shares her experience reporting truck and bus idling in North Brooklyn via the city’s Idling Complaint System. After…

North Brooklyn Bag Swap

January 3, 2020

Beginning March 1, 2020, plastic bags will be banned at most stores in New York State. To help ensure that Greenpoint and Williamsburg are prepared…

Upcoming Events

Idle Ca$h: Combating Truck Idling

When
Thursday, April 2, 2020
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
(will announce soon)

Did you know it is illegal in NYC for truck engines to run while parked for more than 3 minutes or more than 1 minute in…