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Local and Regional Environmental Advocacy Organizations in DEC Region 2 (New York City)

Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond Counties, New York

Regional Organizations

City Parks Foundation
830 Fifth Avenue, Room 280
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-360-1399
FAX: 212-360-8283
E-mail: info@CityParksFoundation.org

GrowNYC
51 Chambers Street, Room 228
New York NY 10007
Phone: 212-788-7900
FAX: 212-788-7913
E-mail: grownyc@grownyc.org

Going Coastal, Inc.
230 Sackett Street, 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 646-403-9794
E-mail: info@goingcoastal.org

Green Map System
P.O. Box 249
New York, NY 10002-0249
Phone: 212-674-1631
E-mail: apple@greenmap.org

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.
112 Little Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-454-7673
E-mail: office@clearwater.org

Institute for the Development of Earth Awareness (IDEA)
P.O. Box 124
Prince Street Station
New York, NY 10012
E-mail: info@ideaevolution.org

League of Women Voters of the City of New York
4 West 33rd Street, Suite 615
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-725-3541
FAX: 212-725-3443
E-mail: office@lwvnyc.org

Mercury Poisoning Project
544 8th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215-4201
Phone: 718-499-8336
FAX: 718-384-4218
E-mail: mercurywendroff@mindspring.com

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
457 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 800-364-9943
FAX: 888-486-9688
E-mail: info@waterwire.net

New York City Coalition to End Lead Poisoning (NYCCELP)
2183 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-543-0260 x204
FAX: 212-543-0263
E-mail: NYCCELP2003@aol.com

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
115 W. 30th Street, Room 709
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-239-8882
FAX: 212-239-2838
E-mail: generalinfo@nyceja.org

New York City OASIS
c/o USDA Forest Service
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3513
New York, NY 10278
Phone: 212-542-7134

New York Environmental Law & Justice Project
351 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-334-5551
FAX: 202-658-9540
E-mail: lawproject@earthlink.net

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 W. 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001-4007
Phone: 212-244-4664
TDD: 212-244-3692
FAX: 212-244-4570

New York Restoration Project
254 West 31st Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-333-2552
FAX: 212-333-3886
E-Mail: restore@nyrp.org

Northeast Environmental Justice Network
c/o West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.
271 W. 125th Street, Suite 308
New York, NY 10027-4424
Phone: 212-961-1000, x319
FAX: 212-961-1015
E-Mail: Osiris@weact.org

Partnership for Parks
The Arsenal
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-360-1310
FAX: 212-360-1350

Scenic Hudson, Inc.
One Civic Center Plaza, Suite 200
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-473-4440
FAX: 845-473-2648
E-mail: info@scenichudson.org

Sierra Club New York City Group
40 Exchange Place, Suite 2010
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 646-405-9838

Trees New York
51 Chambers Street, Suite 1412A
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-227-1887
FAX: 212-732-5325
E-mail: treesny@treesny.com

Tri-State Transportation Campaign
350 West 31st Street, Suite 802
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-268-7474
FAX: 212-268-7333
E-mail: tstc@tstc.org

The Urban Divers Estaury Conservancy
641 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718-802-9874 or 718-901-3331
E-mail: Urbandivers@Urbandivers.org

Organizations in The Bronx (Bronx County)

Bissel Gardens, Inc.
4421 Ely Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466

Bronx River Alliance
1 Bronx River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10462

Concerned Residents Organization Inc.
820 Colgate Avenue,
#17M Bronx, NY 10473

For A Better Bronx
199 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 214
Bronx, NY 10454

Friends of Brook Park
199 Lincoln Avenue,
Suite 214 Bronx, NY 10454

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
80 Van Cortlandt Park South Suite E1
Bronx, NY 10463

Getting Involved Virginia Ave Effort (GIVE)
1236 Virginia Ave. Apt. 3D
Bronx, NY 10472

Green Workers Cooperative
409 Morris Park Ave,
Bronx, NY 10460

Harding Park Homeowners
1820 Harding Park
Bronx, NY 10473

Hunts Point Awareness Committee
726 Coster St.
Bronx, NY 10474

Hunts Point Multi-Service Center
630 Jackson Avenue 2nd Floor
Bronx, New York 10455

La Familia Verde
2000 Mapes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10460

MBD Community Housing Corp.
1762 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10460

Mothers on the Move
928 Intervale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459

New York Public Interest Research Group Bronx Community College Chapter
University Avenue & 181st Street RPSC, Room 312
Bronx, NY 10453

Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition
103 E. 196th Street
Bronx, NY 10468

Rocking the Boat
812 Edgewater Road,
Bronx, NY 10474

South Bronx River Watershed Alliance
1384 Stratford Ave.
Bronx, NY 10472

South Bronx United
594 Grand Concourse, Suite #2
Bronx, NY 10451

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ)
Bronx Council for Environmental Quality PO BOX 265
Bronx, NY 10464-0265

The Bronx is Blooming c/o Bedford Mosholu Community Association
400 East Mosholu Pkwy South #B1
Bronx, NY 10458

The Gaia Institute
440 City Island Avenue
Bronx, NY 10464

The Point Community Development Corp
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474

Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street
Bronx, NY 10471-2899

We Stay / Nos Quedamos Committee Inc
754 Melrose Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice
1384 Stratford Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472

Organizations in Brooklyn (Kings County)

Arts East New York
851 Hegeman Avenue B
Brooklyn, NY 11208

Barge Park Pals
127 DuPont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
153 Columbia Street,
Brooklyn NY 11231

Brooklyn Historia Railway Association
599 E 7th St # 5A,
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust
677 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Central Brooklyn Gardens Coalition c/o Ena McPherson
234 Vernon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Clinton Hill Apartments Owners Corp.
345 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Community Youth Organization of Bedford Stuyvesant
242 Decatur Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Concerned Homeowners Association
P.O. Box 080144
Brooklyn, NY 11208-0144

El Puente - Toxic Avengers
211 S. 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Fifth Avenue Committee
621 Degraw St,
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Flatbush Development Corporation
1616 Newkirk Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Fort Green Clean Air Network
259 Cumberland Street
Brooklyn, NY 11205


Going Coastal, Inc.
230 Sackett Street, 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Greenpoint Monitor Museum
1101 Lorimer St,
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning
230 Sackett Street, 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Habitat Map
669 Carroll Street, Suite #3
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Magnolia Tree Earth Center
677 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Make the Road by Walking, Inc.
301 Grove Street
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Mercury Poisoning Project
544 8th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215-4201

Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP)
472 Myrtle Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth
110 Kent Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11211

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
166A 22nd Street,
Brooklyn NY, 11232

New York Public Interest Research Group Brooklyn College Chapter
James Hall, Room 0302
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

New York Public Interest Research Group New York City College of Technology Chapter
G411 General Building
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

New York Public Interest Research Group Pratt Institute Chapter
Chapel Hall
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning (GWAPP)
329 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Pratt Center for Community Development
319 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Prospect Park Alliance
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Red Hook Groups Against Garbage Stations
402 Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Sebago Canoe Club
1400 Paerdegat Avenue North
Brooklyn, NY 11236

South Brooklyn Children's Garden
204 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Southside United HDFC
434 S 5th St,
Brooklyn, NY 11211

St. Nicks Alliance (Formerly St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corporation)
2 Kingsland Avenue, 1st Fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Stop the Barge
475 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211

The St. John's Place Family Center HDFC
1630 St. John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11233

The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy
89 Pioneer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Waterfront Museum
290 Conover Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

UPROSE
166A 22nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Urban Green
499 Van Brunt Street, Warehouse 8A
Brooklyn, NY 11231

TreeKit
221 North 4th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Williamsburg Around the Bridge Association
398 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211

NYC Group of the SierSt Club c/o Diane Buxbaum (Sierra Club New York City Group)
365 Sackett St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Organization United for Trash Reduction & Garbage Equity (Outrage)
11 Catherine St.
Brooklyn, NY. 11211

Organizations in Manhattan (New York County)

Abyssinian Development Corporation
2070 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard
New York, New York 10027

African American Environmentalist Association
203 W. 107 Street Suite 2a
New York, NY 10025

Alianza Dominicana
530 West 166th Street
New York, NY 10032

Asian Americans for Equality
Central Office- 2 Allen, Suite 5A
New York, NY 10002

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities
55 Hester Street, Storefront
New York, NY 10002

Chinese Progressive Association
230 Grand Street Suite 504
New York, NY10013

City Parks Foundation
830 Fifth Avenue, Room 280
New York, NY 10021

Community League of the Heights (C.L.O.T.H.)
500 West 159th Street
New York, NY 10032

Community Voices Heard Power
115 East 106 Street, 3rd Floor
New York NY 10029

Conservancy North
P.O. Box 1023
New York, NY 10040

East Midtown Coalition for Sensible Development
2 Tudor City Place, #3JN
New York, NY 10017

East River Environmental Coalition
PMB #129, 511 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10011-8435

Floating the Apple
1225 Park Avenue #10C
New York, NY 10128

Friends of Hudson River Park
305 7th Avenue, 12th Floor
NY, NY 10001

Friends of Morningside Park
P.O. Box 250228
New York, NY 10025


Green Guerillas
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

Green Map System
P.O. Box 249
New York, NY 10002-0249
Or
220A East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009

Grow NYC
51 Chambers Street, Room 228
New York, NY 10007

Harlem Business Alliance, Inc.
275 Malcolm X Blvd. 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10027

Harlem Environmental Impact Project, Inc.
163 W. 125th Street, Suite 909
New York, NY 10027

Harlem Seeds, Inc.
118 West 139th Street, Suite 3W
New York, NY 10030

Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002

Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc.
777 10th Avenue #1,
New York, NY 10019

Institute for the Development of Earth Awareness (IDEA)
P.O. Box 124 Prince Street Station
New York, NY 10012

Just Us Inc.
413 East 120th Street, Room 101
New York, NY

League of Women Voters of the City of New York
4 West 43rd Street, Suite 615
New York, NY 10036

Lower East Side CURE c/o New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 W. 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Lower East Side Ecology Center
P.O. Box 20488
New York, NY 10009

Lower Washington Heights Neighborhood Association
501 W. 156th Street, Suite 31
New York, NY 10032

Manhattan Land Trust
148 West 37th Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Morningside Heights/West Harlem Sanitation Coalition
100 La Salle Street, #19F
New York, NY 10027

Neighborhood Open Space Coalition (NOSC)/Friends of Gateway
232 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

BlueGreen Apollo Alliance, local affiliate ALIGN
50 Broadway 29th Floor
New York, NY 10004

New York City Coalition to End Lead Poisoning (NYCCELP)
2183 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032

New York City OASIS c/o USDA Forest Service
OASIS, Center for Urban Research The Graduate Center/CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., Room 6202
New York, NY 10016

New York Environmental Law & Justice Project
225 Broadway Suite 2625
New York, NY 10007

New York Lawyers in the Public Interest (NYLPI)
151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) City College Chapter
Room 1/120 NAC 138th & Convent Ave.
New York, NY 10031

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Hunter College Chapter
Thomas Hunter Hall, Room 314
New York, NY 10021

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Manhattan Community College Chapter

New York Restoration Project
254 West 31st Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001


North River Community Environmental Review Board
626 Riverside Drive, Professional Suite
New York, NY 10031

Organization of Waterfront Neighborhoods
115 W. 30th Street, Room 709
New York, NY 10001

Partnership for Parks The Arsenal
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Project Harmony
216 West 122nd Street
New York, NY 10027

Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10013

Randall's Island Sports Foundation
24 West 61st Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023

The Brotherhood / Sister Sol
512 West 143rd Street
New York, NY 10031

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
217 Water Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10038

The River Project
Pier 40 at West Street and Houston Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10014

Trees New York
51 Chambers Street, Suite 1412A
New York, NY 10007

Tri-State Transportation Campaign
350 W 31st Street, #805
New York, NY 10001

Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp.
55 West 125th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corp.
57 Wadsworth Avenue
New York, NY 10033

We Can't Breathe!
522 E. 6th Street, #7
New York, NY 10009

Wellness in the Schools
PO Box 250832
New York, NY 10025

West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT)
1854 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10031

Organizations in Queens (Queens County)

Alley Pond Environmental Center
228-06 Northern Boulevard
Douglaston, NY 11362


Coalition Helping Organize a Kleaner Environment (CHOKE)
33-60 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11106

Coastal Preservation Network 501c
9-22 119th St,
College Point, NY 11356

Community Environmental Center
43-10 11th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101


Eastern Queens Alliance, Inc.
P.O. Box 300818
Jamaica, NY 11430

Federated Blocks of Laurelton
232-18 Merrick Boulevard
Laurelton, New York 11413

Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
90-04 161st Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

Long Island City Partnership
1 MetLife Plaza 27-01 Queens Plaza North, 9th Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101

Materials For The Arts
33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101


New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Queens College Chapter
Student Union Bldg., Rm. LL-36, 65-30
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367


New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Queensborough Community College Chapter
Student Union Building-Basement,
222-05 56th Ave.
Bayside, NY 11364

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp.
1920 Mott Avenue #2 Far
Rockaway, NY 11691

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
Firehouse 59, 5803 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
Rockaway, NY 11692

South East Queens Concerned Neighbors
133-08 143 street
South Ozone Park, New York 11436

Southern Queens Park Association
177-01 Baisley Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434

Springfield Rosedale Community Action Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 300165
Jamaica, New York 11430

Astoria Residents Reclaiming Our World (ARROW)
35-30 35th Street
Long Island City, NY 11106

Organizations in Staten Island (Richmond County)

Friends of Blue Heron Park
267 Poillon Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) of Staten College Island Chapter
Campus Center 1C- Rm. 218, 2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10314

North Shore Community Coalition for Environmental Justice
P.O. Box 10073
Staten Island, NY 10301

North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island, Inc.
P.O. Box 140502,
Staten Island, NY 10302

Port Richmond Civic Association
P.O. Box 14052
Staten Island, NY 10314

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods
P.O. Box 140747
Staten Island, NY 10314-0747

Staten Island Economic Development Corp.
900 South Avenue, Suite 402
Staten Island, NY 10314


NOTE: This directory includes local organizations that advocate principles consistent with environmental justice, including pollution prevention, sustainability, resource conservation and environmental health. However, in some cases the listed organizations may not advocate on behalf of Potential Environmental Justice Areas, as defined by the DEC in NYSDEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting. Please contact the individual organizations for more information.

If you would like to have your organization added to or removed from this directory, or you need to report any errors or omissions in contact information, please e-mail the Office of Environmental Justice at justice@dec.ny.gov