In the face of the accelerating climate crisis, Brooklyn’s vision for sustainable communities is needed now more than ever
Most public green infrastructure in NYC is planned for construction or already built in Brooklyn
Of Brooklyn neighborhoods are more at risk of residents dying from extreme heat incidents
Of residents in or directly around NYC’s floodplain identify as non-white
From heat waves, to flash floods, to hurricanes, the local impacts of climate change are growing more obvious and dire by the day, with low income communities of color bearing the brunt of these environmental events. Brooklyn Org prioritizes community-led organizations who are investing in green solutions that increase our neighborhoods’ resilience and self-sustainable living. We are confident in our local community leaders’ ability to build a nourishing and expansive Brooklyn for generations to come.
Brooklyn Org provides holistic support and resources to nonprofits across the borough, from funding to capacity building, and more.
Who We Back
- The Black Institute
- Green City Force
- Green Guerillas
- Red Hook Initiative
- United Community Centers