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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)

African American Environmentalist Association, New York Office
2081 Wallace Ave #462
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone: 646-670-9087
E-mail: AfricanAmericanEnvironmentalist@msn.com

Bissel Gardens
4378 Wickham Avenue
Bronx, ny 10466
Phone: 718-325-6111
Fax: 718-994-6354

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ)
P.O. Box 265
City Island Station
Bronx, NY 10464

Bronx River Alliance
1 Bronx River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone: 718-430-4665
FAX: 718-430-4658
E-mail: bronxriverinfo@parks.nyc.gov

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities
2473 Valentine Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-220-7391 x22
FAX: 718-220-7398
E-mail: justice@caaav.org

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

Crotona Community Coalition
2158-60 Mapes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10460
Phone: 718-364-2346

For A Better Bronx
199 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 214
Bronx, NY 10454
Phone: 718-292-4344
FAX: 718-292-4350

Friends of Brook Park
P.O. Box 801
Bronx, NY 10454
Phone: 646-206-5288
E-mail: information@friendsofbrookpark.com

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
c/o Van Cortlandt Park Golf House
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-601-1460
FAX: 718-601-1574
E-mail: FriendsofVCP@verizon.net

The Gaia Institute
440 City Island Avenue
Bronx, NY 10464
Phone: 718-885-1906
E-mail: Info@gaiainstituteny.org

Green Workers Cooperative
890 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-617-4668
FAX: 718-617-5228

Harding Park Homeowners
1820 Harding Park
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-893-2974
FAX: 718-542-4318
E-mail: hpha82@aol.com

Hunts Point Awareness Committee
726 Coster Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-328-2144

Hunts Point Multi-Service Center
754 E. 151st Street
Bronx, NY 10455-3267

La Familia Verde
2158 Mapes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10460

MBD Community Housing Corp.
1762 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10460
Phone: 718-842-0256
FAX: 718-542-7694

Mothers on the Move
928 Intervale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
Phone: 718-842-2224
E-mail: james@mothersonthemove.org

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

University Avenue & 181st Street
RPSC Room 312
Bronx, NY 10453
Phone: 718-289-5409
E-Mail: bronx@nypirg.org

Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition
103 E. 196th Street
Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-584-0515
FAX: 718-753-6922
E-mail: nwbccc@ige.org

Rocking the Boat
60 E. 174th Street
Bronx, NY 10452
Phone: 718-466-5799
E-mail: shop@rockingtheboat.org

South Bronx River Watershed Alliance
c/o Sustainable South Bronx
890 Garrison Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-617-4668
E-mail: sbrwa@southbronxvision.org

Sustainable South Bronx
890 Garrison Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-617-4668
FAX: 718-617-5228
E-mail: ssbinfo@gmail.com

The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy
10 Richmond Plaza, Suite UD
Harlem River
Bronx, NY 10453
Phone: 718-901-3331
FAX: 718-802-9874
E-mail: theurbandivers@yahoo.com

Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street
Bronx, NY 10471-2899
Phone: 718-549-3200
E-mail: info@wavehill.org

We Stay / Nos Quedamos Committee Inc.
P.O. Box 524369, Stadium Station
811 Courtlandt Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: 718-585-2323
FAX: 718-585-8628
E-mail: nosquedamos@verizon.net

Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice
1384 Stratford Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Phone: 718-328-5622
FAX: 718-328-5630
E-mail: Atorres.fleming@ympj.org

Organizations in Brooklyn (Kings County)

Barge Park Pals
127 DuPont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: 718-349-1913
FAX: 718-349-1913 (call first)
E-mail: bargeparkpals@webtv.net

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
95 Kane Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718-522-0193
FAX: 718-643-6736
E-mail: bmccormick@brooklyngreenway.org

Clinton Hill Apartments Owners Corp.
345 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Phone: 718-783-4680
FAX: 718-783-3639

Concerned Citizens of Greenpoint, Inc.
1044 Manhattan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: 718-389-4171
FAX: 718-383-8356

Concerned Homeowners Association
P.O. Box 080144
Brooklyn, NY 11208-0144
Phone: 718-649-3015
E-mail: concernedhomeownersassociation@yahoo.com

El Puente - Toxic Avengers
211 S. 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-387-0404
FAX: 718-387-6816
E-mail: info@elpuente.us

Fifth Avenue Committee
141 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 718-857-2990
FAX: 718-622-3874

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

Greenpoint Monitor Museum
P.O. Box 220378
Brooklyn, New York 11222-0378
Phone: 718-383-2637
E-mail: admin@greenpointmonitormuseum.org

Greenpoint-Willamsburg Watchperson
113 Berry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-384-3339

Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning (GWAPP)
181 N. 11th Street, Suite 202
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-383-1278
FAX: 718-383-4855
E-mail: info@gwapp.org

Magnolia Tree Earth Center
677 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Phone: 718-387-2116
FAX: 718-387-6133

Make the Road by Walking, Inc.
301 Grove Street
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: 718-418-7690
FAX: 718-418-9635
E-mail: info@maketheroad.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
Brooklyn College Chapter

City University of New York
2900 Bedford Avenue
James Hall, Room 0302
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Phone: 718-859-7177
E-Mail: brooklyn@nypirg.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
New York City College of Technology Chapter

G516 General Building
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-875-8519
E-Mail: nytech@nypirg.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
Pratt Institute Chapter

New Galley Building
215 Willoughby Avenue, Room 117
Brooklyn, NY 11205-3817
Phone: 718-399-4467
E-Mail: pratt@nypirg.org

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth
101 Kent Avenue, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-384-2248
FAX: 718-384-4218
E-mail: peter@nag-brooklyn.org

Oceanhill-Brownsville Tenants Association, Inc.
319 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Phone: 718-498-2700
FAX: 718-485-4683

Pratt Center for Community Development
379 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone: 718-636-3486

Prospect Park Alliance
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-965-8951
FAX: 718-965-8972
E-mail: comments@prospectpark.org

Red Hook Civic Association
34-10 56th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11377
Phone: 718-424-4040 x3021

Red Hook Groups Against Garbage Stations
402 Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718-858-6340

Sebago Canoe Club
1400 Paerdegat Avenue North
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Phone: 718-241-3683
E-mail: contact@sebagocanoeclub.org

St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corporation
11 Catherine Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-388-5454
FAX: 718-486-5982
E-mail: stnicks@stnicksnpc.com

Stop the Barge
475 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-599-3185
E-mail: Stopthebarge@475kent.com

UPROSE
166A 22nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone: 718-492-9307
FAX: 718-492-9030
E-mail: info@uprose.org

Urban Green
499 Van Brunt Street, Warehouse 8A
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718-858-4811
E-mail: jmac@urbangreen-ny.org

The Waterfront Museum
290 Conover Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone/FAX: 718-624-4719
E-mail: dsharps@waterfrontmuseum.org

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

Organizations in Manhattan (New York County)

Abyssinian Development Corporation
4 West 125th Street, Suite 214
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-368-4471
FAX: 646-442-6599
E-mail: adc@adcorp.org

Asian Americans for Equality
108 Norfolk Dtreet Front
New York, NY 10002-3313
Phone: 212-680-1374
FAX: 212-680-1815
E-mail: info@aafe.org

The Brotherhood / Sister Sol
512 West 143rd Street
New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-283-7044
FAX: 212-283-3700
E-mail: info@brotherhood-sistersol.org

Community League of the Heights (C.L.O.T.H.)
500 West 159th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-795-4779
E-mail: info@cloth159.org

Chinese Progressive Association
83 Canal Street, Room 304
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-274-1891
E-mail: cpanyc@worldnet.att.net

East Midtown Coalition for Sensible Development
527 Third Avenue # 139
New York, NY 10016-4195
Phone: 212-886-5878

East River Environmental Coalition
612 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-677-3207

Floating the Apple
400 W. 43rd Street, No. 32R
New York, NY 10128
Phone: 212-564-5412
FAX: 212-564-5412
E-mail: floapple@aol.com

Friends of Hudson River Park
311 West 43rd Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-757-0981
FAX: 212-757-0985
E-mail: info@fohrp.org

Friends of Morningside Park
P.O. Box 250228
New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212-937-3883
E-mail: info@morningsidepark.org

Green Guerillas
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-594-2155
FAX: 800-886-4358
E-mail: info@nycgreen.org

Harlem Business Alliance, Inc.
275 Malcolm X Blvd., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-665-7010
FAX: 866-429-6319
E-mail: info@hbany.org

Harlem Environmental Impact Project, Inc.
163 W. 125th Street, Suite 909
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-749-5298
FAX: 212-749-3745
E-mail: iamaa@pipeline.com

Haven Plaza Tenant Association
3 Haven Plaza
New York, NY 10009

Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-766-9200
E-mail: info@henrystreet.org

Lower East Side CURE
c/o New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 W. 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-244-4664 x229

Lower East Side Ecology Center
P.O. Box 20488
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-477-4022
E-mail: info@lesecologycenter.org

Lower Washington Heights Neighborhood Association
501 W. 156th Street, Suite 31
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-862-8958
FAX: 212-862-8958

Neighborhood Open Space Coalition (NOSC)/Friends of Gateway
232 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-228-3126
FAX: 212-471-9987
E-mail: info@treebranch.com

New York City Apollo Alliance
c/o Urban Agenda
25 W. 43rd, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-827-0200
FAX: 212-827-5955
E-mail: info@nycapollo.org

New York City Coalition to End Lead Poisoning (NYCCELP)
2183 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-543-0260 x202
FAX: 212-543-0263
E-mail: NYCCELP2003@aol.com

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
115 West 30th Street, Suite 110B
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-239-8882
FAX: 212-239-2838

New York Environmental Law & Justice Project
351 Broadway, Suite 400
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-334-5551
FAX: 212-658-9540
E-mail: lawproject@earthlink.net

New York Lawyers in the Public Interest (NYLPI)
151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-244-4664
FAX: 212-244-4570

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

9 Murray Street, Third Floor
New York, NY 10007
Voicemail: 212-349-6460, x1172
E-Mail: bmcc@nypirg.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
City College Chapter

City University of New York
Room 1/120 NAC
138th & Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-650-5047
E-Mail: citycollege@nypirg.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
Hunter College Chapter

City University of New York
Thomas Hunter Hall, Room 314
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-772-4304 or 212-772-4305
E-Mail: hunter@nypirg.org

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

North River Community Environmental Review Board
626 Riverside Drive, Professional Suite
New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-491-3590
FAX: 212-491-1836
E-mail: nrcerb_org@juno.com

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

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

Randall's Island Sports Foundation
24 West 61st Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-830-7722
FAX: 212-830-7710
E-mail: info@randallsisland.org

The River Project
Pier 40 at West Street and Houston Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-233-3030
FAX: 212-233-3419
E-mail: info@riverproject.org

Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp.
290 Lenox Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-410-0030
FAX: 212-410-9083

Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corp.
57 Wadsworth Avenue
New York, 10033
Phone: 212-795-1600
FAX: 212-781-4051
E-mail: info@whidc.org

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)
P.O. Box 1846
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 347-465-8485
E-mail: Peggy@weact.org

Organizations in Queens (Queens County)

Alley Pond Environmental Center
228-06 Northern Boulevard
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone: 718-229-4000
FAX: 718-229-0376
E-mail: info@alleypond.com

Astoria Residents Reclaiming Our World (ARROW)
P.O. Box 9060
Astoria, NY 11103
Phone: 718-349-0444
E-mail: info@arrowonline.org

Coalition Helping Organize a Kleaner Environment (CHOKE)
33-60 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11106
Phone: 718-274-4767
FAX: 718-278-0919
E-mail: chokequeens@aol.com

Community Environmental Center
43-10 11th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-784-1444
FAX: 718-784-8347
E-mail: info@cecenter.org

Eastern Queens Alliance, Inc.
P.O. Box 300818
Jamaica, NY 11430
Phone: 866-372-4255
FAX: 718-978-6697
E-mail: eqa@easternqueensalliance.org

Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
90-04 161st Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: 718-291-0282

Long Island City Business Development Corp.
1 MetLife Plaza
27-01 Queens Plaza North, 9th Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-786-5300
FAX: 718-937-1799
E-mail: info@licbdc.org

Materials For The Arts
33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-729-3001
FAX: 718-729-3941
Email: info@mfta.org

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
Queens College Chapter

City University of New York
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Student Union Building, Room B-22
Flushing, NY 11367
Phone: 718-997-3954
E-Mail: queens@nypirg.org

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

222-05 56th Avenue
Student Union Building-Basement
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: 718-225-9121
E-Mail: qcc@nypirg.org

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp.
1920 Mott Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691-4111
Phone: 718-327-5300
FAX: 718-327-4990
E-mail: info@rdrc.org

South East Queens Concerned Neighbors
P.O. Box 200600
South Ozone Park, NY 11420

Southern Queens Park Association
177th Street & Baisley Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11434
Phone: 718-276-4630
FAX: 718-276-4630
E-mail: info@sqpa-ny.org

Springfield Rosedale Community Action Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 220265
Rosedale, NY 11422
Phone: 718-723-6463
FAX: 718-361-3886

Organizations in Staten Island (Richmond County)

Friends of Blue Heron Park
267 Poillon Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312
Phone: 718-317-1732

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)
College of Staten Island Chapter

City University of New York
Campus Center 1C-Room 219
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-982-3109
E-Mail: csi@nypirg.org

North Shore Community Coalition for Environmental Justice
P.O. Box 10073
Staten Island, NY 10301
E-mail: info@nsccej.org

North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island, Inc.
P.O. Box 14052
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-447-6880
E-mail: nswcsi@nswcsi.org

Port Richmond Civic Association
P.O. Box 14052
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-447-6880
E-mail: nswcsi@nswcsi.org

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods
P.O. Box 140661
Staten Island, NY 10314-0661
E-Mail: siprotectors@aol.com

Staten Island Economic Development Corp.
900 South Avenue, Suite 402
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-447-1400
FAX: 718-477-0681
E-mail: newsinfo@siedc.net

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 ej@gw.dec.state.ny.us