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UPROSE

Brooklyn, NY | http://www.uprose.org/
Joined in December 2005

About Us

Founded in 1966, UPROSE is Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization. Today, UPROSE is a women of color intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally-recognized community organization that promotes climate justice and a just transition in the Sunset Park community in Brooklyn through community organizing, education, leadership development and cultural/artistic expression. UPROSE’s work encompasses a variety of environmental justice and public health initiatives, from the development of the waterfront and local brownfields, to transportation, open space and air quality needs, to educational and youth empowerment campaigns. UPROSE has achieved multiple groundbreaking accomplishments in community-based planning , energy democracy and just development. It has recently increased its focus on the adaptation of Sunset Park to a changing climate and to deepening its community resiliency

Founded in 1966, UPROSE is Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization. Today, UPROSE is a women of color intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally-recognized community organization that promotes climate justice and a just…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Race & Ethnicity

Location

  • 462 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232, United States

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