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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

Environmental Legacy & Improvements (ELI) Project

ELI is a tool for Greenpoint and Williamsburg community members to learn about the area’s industrial past, engage with current data, and collaborate with neighbors…

Essentially Open

Community mapping of Greenpoint and Williamsburg businesses operating during the COVID-19 crisis in partnership with North Brooklyn Mutual Aid and BetaNYC. Submit your additions or…

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…

News & Media

Statement of Solidarity

June 8, 2020

The killing of George Floyd at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day ignited a wave of protest that has grown into…

Photo courtesy Brooklyn Public Library

A Library Opens In Greenpoint: The Interview

October 27, 2020

The Greenpoint Library & Environmental Education Center of the Brooklyn Public Library opened its doors with a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, October 20, 2020! NBN’s…

Comments on EPA’s Proposal to Keep Ozone Standard

September 29, 2020

In August 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency, after a statutory review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for primary (health-based) and secondary (environment-based)…

ELI featured in Brooklyn Paper

September 17, 2020

Our new interactive environmental mapping tool, ELI, was featured in Brooklyn Paper. In the piece, NBN executive director Anthony Buissereth shared the purpose of the…

River Street Project – Two Trees’ Responds

July 7, 2020

Earlier this year, NBN hosted a community meeting about Two Trees’ River Street Master Plan, a development plan for two waterfront parcels formerly owned by…