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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…

Letter to NYS Parks to Halt Work & Closing of Marsha P. Johnson State Park

January 15, 2021

The park born from community advocacy is slated for temporary closure with little community input. Read our letter to try to halt the plan.

Global to Local: Environmental Justice Today

January 5, 2021

Environmental justice is finally becoming a more widely recognized area of concern locally, statewide, nationally and international. Here’s a look at some of things to…

Coming Soon: Ranked-Choice Voting

December 8, 2020

The next time you go to the polls to vote in a local election you’ll need to rank your choices. Back in November 2019, New…

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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…