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Neighborhood & Community Organizations

Collected by: Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library

Archived since: Feb, 2018

Description:

Websites of neighborhood and community organizations in Brooklyn.

Subject:   Society & Culture

Page 1 of 1 (53 Total Results)

Title: Arts East New York

URL: http://artseastny.org/

Description: Arts East New York is committed to presenting promoting and preserving multicultural arts and to address socio-economic issues that hinder the growth and development of our community. The organization was founded in 2009 by East New York resident Catherine Green and its mission is rooted in the idea that inspiring a community through Arts & Culture sets a sustainable pattern of resident-led development. Through community beautification, youth programs, and cross-sector initiatives AENY has a proven track record of bringing out the best in East New York.

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Subject:   East New York Arts Community Organizations

Title: Bangladeshi American Community Development & Youth Services (BACDYS)

URL: http://bacdys.org/

Description: Bangladeshi American Community Development & Youth Services (BACDYS) is the leading nonprofit organization in City Line, Brooklyn that focuses on improving the lives of immigrants, women, and low-income residents. City Line is a diverse neighborhood of hardworking people who need access to information that will improve how they live. Our services are designed to address their specific needs and help them overcome the barriers—big and small—that sometimes place them on the fringes of society.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Flatbush

Title: Bay Ridge Community

URL: http://bayridge.net/

Description: This was the first web site for Bay Ridge Community. It was started July of 1996. One of the biggest projects is the Bay Ridge Directory or Yellow Pages for businesses.

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Subject:   Neighborhood News Bay Ridge

Title: Boerum Hill Association

URL: http://boerumhillassociation.org/home.aspx

Description: The Boerum Hill Association, a volunteer organization of residents of Boerum Hill, seeks to preserve and enhance the unique qualities of our neighborhood through advocacy, education and community building.

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Subject:   Boerum Hill Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Develop--Don't Destroy. Brooklyn

URL: http://dddb.net/php/latestnews_ArchiveDate.php

Description: Our coalition consists of 21 community organizations and there are 51 community organizations formally aligned in opposition to the Ratner plan [Atlantic Yards].

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Subject:   Community Organizations Real Estate

Title: East Brooklyn Congregations - Industrial Areas Foundation (EBC-IAF)

URL: http://ebc-iaf.org/

Description: East Brooklyn Congregations (EBC) is a non-partisan organization composed of dues-paying member institutions, including congregations, schools, and homeowners associations. We have deep membership bases in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville/Ocean-Hill, Bushwick, Crown Heights and East New York.

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Subject:   Bedford-Stuyvesant Brownsville Ocean Hill Bushwick Crown Heights East New York Community Organizations

Title: Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF)

URL: http://gcefund.org/

Description: The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) is a joint program of the New York State Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation. The GCEF program is an environmental grant program created by the State of New York with monies obtained through a settlement with ExxonMobil over its Greenpoint oil spill.

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Subject:   Greenpoint Ecology Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Neighbords Allied for Good Growth (NAG)

URL: http://nag-brooklyn.org/

Description: Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (formerly Neighbors Against Garbage) developed out of our neighborhood’s desire to recapture its waterfront, reduce local environmental hazards, and advocate for public policies promoting healthy mixed-use communities. We advocate with and for the people who live and work in the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Our approach to these issues is guided by the principle that our entire community is entitled to participate in decision-making and negotiation processes affecting our neighborhood, leadership of local mobilization efforts, and the design of a future vision for our community. The organization is now North Brooklyn Neighbors.

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Subject:   Greenpoint Williamsburg Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Nostrand Avenue Merchants Association

URL: http://nostrandavemerchants.blogspot.com/

Description: The Nostrand Avenue Merchants Association was founded in 1990s to help preserve and promote commercial revitalization on Nostrand Avenue from Eastern Parkway to Linden Boulevard in the Crown Heights South Neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

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Subject:   Crown Heights Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Park Slope Civic Council

URL: http://parkslopeciviccouncil.org/

Description: The Park Slope Civic Council promotes the health, vitality and character of the Park Slope neighborhood and advocates for the interests of residents, businesses and others with a stake in the community.

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Subject:   Park Slope Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association (BNIA)

URL: http://thebnia.org/

Description: BNIA’s service area spans Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Ocean Hill/Brownsville and the adjacent neighborhoods. The boundaries are Flatbush Avenue (west) East New York Avenue (east), Atlantic Avenue (north), Eastern Parkway (south). Both Community Boards 8 and 16 and the contiguous areas can be characterized as communities which are ethnically diverse with African Americans being the largest ethnic group. According to U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Data, these areas are reported to be populated with low and moderate income earners with incomes that are below the citywide average. BNIA’s mission is to empower low and moderate income residents of Central Brooklyn and its surrounding areas; to encourage and support leadership, neighborhood development and community participation in order to address the housing and economic development needs of the area.

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Subject:   Prospect Heights Crown Heights Brownsville Ocean Hill Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA)

URL: http://wiadcacarnival.org/

Description: WIADCA's mission is to promote, develop and celebrate Caribbean culture, arts, history and traditions through year-round programs which culminate with a week-long display of festivities and a grand finale Carnival parade expanding our cultural reach throughout the world.

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Title: Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC)

URL: http://www.atlanticave.org/

Description: The mission of the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) is to further economic development, historic preservation, and cultural enrichment on Atlantic Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York, from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront and the surrounding community. The AALDC provides information, advocacy, and produces events and projects that promote economic growth and vitality, for the preservation and development of the local community.

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Subject:   Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (LDC)

URL: http://www.atlanticave.org/

Description: The mission of the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) is to further economic development, historic preservation, and cultural enrichment on Atlantic Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York, from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront and the surrounding community. The AALDC provides information, advocacy, and produces events and projects that promote economic growth and vitality, for the preservation and development of the local community.

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Subject:   Brooklyn Heights Boerum Hill Cobble Hill Community Organizations

Title: Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (AABID)

URL: http://www.atlanticavebid.org/

Description: The purpose of a BID is to improve conditions for businesses in a specific area, attract and retain businesses, generate jobs and improve quality of life for those who use the district. A BID enables stakeholders to decide which services to provide in order to meet their district’s specific needs. Our BID, known as the AABID, was signed into law in September 2011 after garnering overwhelming support from stakeholders, Community Boards 2 & 6, and various City Council committees and City agencies. Operations launched in April 2012 to meet our Mission & Vision.

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Subject:   Community Organizations

Title: Brooklyn Arts Council

URL: http://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/

Description: Brooklyn Arts Council's mission is to act as a coordinating, educational, and service organization to promote and encourage the knowledge, appreciation, and practices of the arts through public educational and cultural activities, and to provide support and services to artists and arts organizations.

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Subject:   Arts Community Organizations

Title: Brooklyn Speaks

URL: http://www.brooklynspeaks.net/

Description: BrooklynSpeaks is an initiative of civic associations, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups concerned about the future of development at the Atlantic Yards site.

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Subject:   Community Organizations

Title: Brownsville Heritage House

URL: http://www.brownsvilleheritagehouse.org/

Description: Located in Brownsville Brooklyn one can find a hidden treasure on the second floor of the historic first children's library built in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie for the Stone Avenue Branch (Formerly the Brownville Children's Library) of the Brooklyn Public Library. Brownsville Heritage House functions as a Multi-Cultural Center that focus on the arts,culture, education and history. Here you will find ongoing exhibits featuring historical figures, local artists, sculptures and photo collages depicting Brownsville and surrounding communities.

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Subject:   Brownsville Arts Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Brownsville Youth Association

URL: http://www.bvilleyouthassociation.org/

Description: Brownsville Youth Association (BYA) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Brooklyn, New York dedicated improving quality of life in Brownsville through youth empowerment.

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Subject:   Brownsville Community Organizations Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Coney Island History Project

URL: http://www.coneyislandhistory.org/

Description: The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past and to encourage appreciation of the Coney Island neighborhood of today. Our mission is to record, archive and share oral history interviews; provide access to historical artifacts and documentary material through educational exhibits, events and a website; and honor community leaders and amusement pioneers through our Coney Island Hall of Fame. Emphasizing community involvement, the History Project teaches young people about local history and develops programs in conjunction with local schools, museums, senior centers, and other organizations.

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Subject:   Coney Island Brooklyn history Community Organizations Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Crown Heights North Association

URL: http://www.crownheightsnorth.org/

Description: The Crown Heights North Association, Inc. (CHNA) is a charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic buildings of the Crown Heights North community, and the revitalization, economic advancement, housing stabilization and cultural enhancement of its residents.

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Subject:   Crown Heights Neighborhood Associations

Title: Diaspora Community Services

URL: http://www.diasporacs.org/

Description: Diaspora Community Services is a social support service agency that empowers families and individuals to maximize their abilities to succeed through culturally sensitive health promotion, family support services and advocacy.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Bedford-Stuyvesant Crown Heights East New York Brownsville Flatbush East Flatbush Canarsie Bushwick Prospect Heights Sunset Park Red Hook Gowanus Fort Greene

Title: Equality for Flatbush

URL: http://www.equalityforflatbush.org/

Description: Equality for Flatbush does affordable housing, anti-gentrification and police accountability organizing in Brooklyn. We’ve organized “No Eviction Zones” in 9 neighborhoods in Brooklyn — including Bedford-Stuyvesant/Clinton Hill, Bushwick, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, East New York, Flatbush, Park Slope, Prospect Heights and Sunset Park.

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Subject:   Bedford-Stuyvesant Clinton Hill Bushwick Crown Heights East Flatbush East New York Flatbush Park Slope Prospect Heights Sunset Park Community Organizations

Title: Fifth Avenue Committee

URL: http://www.fifthave.org/

Description: The mission of Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. (FAC) is to advance economic and social justice in South Brooklyn principally by developing and managing affordable housing and community facilities, creating economic opportunities, organizing residents and workers, providing student-centered adult education, and combating displacement caused by gentrification.

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Subject:   Sunset Park Community Organizations Red Hook Gowanus Prospect Heights Carroll Gardens Park Slope

Title: Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

URL: http://www.gowanuscanal.org/

Description: Our mission is to assemble and educate a diverse group of individuals, businesses and organizations to improve the Gowanus waterfront in Brooklyn and foster awareness of issues affecting New York- New Jersey harbor. The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club intends to contribute to transforming a dilapidated, historically significant estuary into a self-sustaining, environmentally friendly and healthy waterfront to be enjoyed and treasured by current and future generations.

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Subject:   Gowanus Environmentalism Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Friends of Historic New Utrecht

URL: http://www.historicnewutrecht.org/

Description: Our mission is to perpetuate the historical and cultural contributions of the Town of New Utrecht through education, preservation and restoration. It is through the collaborative efforts of the Friends of Historic New Utrecht (FHNU) that this is possible. Let us honor our forefathers and bring back their sense of community spirit. It was their past determination that drives us to motivate future generations to plan, protect, preserve and honor. Our highest priority is to reach students in Brooklyn and beyond with tours, discussions, question & answer sessions and actual hands on learning. Friends of Historic New Utrecht supports the efforts of other historical societies in Brooklyn, New York to educate, preserve and restore Brooklyn's rich history.

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Subject:   Brooklyn history Community Organizations

Title: Local Development Corporation of East New York (LDCENY)

URL: http://www.ldceny.org/

Description: The Local Development Corporation of East New York (LDCENY) has been a catalyst for economic development in East Brooklyn since 1979. Our commitment to the East New York community continues to ​be the driving force to help businesses with job creation and to provide local residents with entrepreneurial services and programs that equip them with the necessary tools to take charge of their personal lives and finances.

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Subject:   East New York Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Lefferts Manor Association

URL: http://www.leffertsmanor.org/

Description: The neighborhood association for Lefferts Manor, an eight-block rectangle within Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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Subject:   Prospect Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Organizations Neighborhood Associations

Title: Magnolia Tree Earth Center

URL: http://www.magnoliatreeearthcenter.com/

Description: The Center's goal is to be urban America's leader in creating community awareness of ecological, horticultural and environmental concerns and to introduce inner city children to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) that foster urban beautification, earth stewardship, and community sustainability.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Ecology

Title: Newtown Creek Alliance

URL: http://www.newtowncreekalliance.org/

Description: The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to restoring, revealing and revitalizing Newtown Creek. We work to restore community health, water quality, habitat, access, and vibrant commerce along Newtown Creek. Since 2002, the Alliance has served as a catalyst for effective community action. Our efforts have made a positive and enduring impact on the health and quality of life of Creek-side communities.

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Subject:   Greenpoint Ecology Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Park Slope CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)

URL: http://www.parkslopecsa.org/

Description: The Park Slope CSA was founded in 2000 by Just Food and several local residents and with initial assistance from the Fifth Avenue Committee. (Yes, former FAC Director, Brad Lander, now City Councilperson, knows about CSA.) In partnership with Windflower Farm, our second farm affiliation, since 2001 we’ve grown from 35 in members in 2000 to over 325 in 2016, serving members and their families each year with fresh local produce, fruit, flowers, eggs and other goods from June into November. Our CSA is an all volunteer membership organization hosted by the Garden of Union, a community garden on Union Street between Fourth and Fifth Avenues in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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Subject:   Park Slope Community Gardens Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC)

URL: http://www.phndc.org/

Description: The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) assesses and represents the needs and concerns of the Prospect Heights community in terms of housing, economic development, physical environment, safety and security, and social services.

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Subject:   Prospect Heights Neighborhood Organizations

Title: Prospect Lefferts Gardens Community Supported Agriculture (PLGCSA)

URL: http://www.plgcsa.org/

Description: Prospect Lefferts Gardens Community Supported Agriculture is a partnership between residents in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and surrounding neighborhoods and our local farmers. Before the start of a season, members purchase “shares” of vegetables, fruit, eggs, or meat. This payment up front before the harvest gives the farmers much needed financing for purchasing equipment and supplies. When the season starts, the farm delivers a portion of the harvest to members every week throughout the growing season. PLG CSA is cooperatively run.

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Title: Sunset Park Landmarks Committee

URL: http://www.preservesunsetpark.org/

Description: Who is the Sunset Park Landmarks Committee? We’re your neighbors. We’re homeowners and renters. We live here because we love Sunset Park. And we love how our neighborhood looks. But historically insensitive redevelopment is changing the look of our century old rowhouses. That’s why we started the Sunset Park Landmarks Committee – to preserve the rowhouses through landmark designation.

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Subject:   Sunset Park Neighborhood Organizations Brooklyn history

Title: The Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center

URL: http://www.thefirehousebk.org/

Description: The Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center (formerly the Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center) is working to renovate and operate the former Engine Co. 212 Firehouse for Community activity. The Firehouse will provide a permanent home to neighborhood social justice organizations for continued advocacy and direct services to Williamsburg and Greenpoint. The Firehouse fosters civic and cultural engagement with original arts programming and community gatherings.

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Subject:   Williamsburg Greenpoint Community Organizations

Title: Weeksville Heritage Center

URL: http://www.weeksvillesociety.org/

Description: Weeksville Heritage Center is a multidisciplinary museum dedicated to preserving the history of the 19th century African American community of Weeksville, Brooklyn - one of America’s many free black communities. Our mission is to document, preserve and interpret the history of free African American communities in Weeksville, Brooklyn and beyond and to create and inspire innovative, contemporary uses of African American history through education, the arts, and civic engagement.

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Subject:   Weeksville Brooklyn history Community Organizations

Title: Bay Ridge Democrats

URL: https://bayridgedemocrats.com/

Description: Bay Ridge Democrats is a progressive political club. We endeavor to strengthen the Democratic voice of our neighborhood through education, social action and electoral politics.

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Subject:   Bay Ridge Politics Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Before It's Gone / Take It Back: Documenting Brooklyn - Fighting Gentrification (B4G)

URL: https://beforeitsgone.co/

Description: BEFORE IT'S GONE // TAKE IT BACK: Documenting Brooklyn - Fighting Gentrification (B4G) is a celebration of Brooklyn life as it is now with all its rich diversity and history. We're not interested in a Brooklyn that is homogeneous, without flavor, texture or color. Where only rich white people who can afford luxury condos can dwell. Gentrification destroys culture, displaces low-to-middle income people of all nationalities, takes away all that is uniquely beautiful about New York .

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Subject:   Community Organizations

Title: Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

URL: https://bwiny.org/

Description: Our mission is to fight poverty and empower low-income New Yorkers by creating living-wage employment opportunities. We aim to break the cycle of dead-end jobs and connect our graduates not just to work, but to careers with long-term potential and the chance for growth and advancement. Our eight award-winning career training programs counter prevailing inequalities, especially those based on race and gender, and contribute to a broader movement for economic justice here in New York City.

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Subject:   Community Organizations

Title: Cultural Row Block Association on Eastern Parkway (CuRBA on EP)

URL: https://curbaonep.org/

Description: A block association for the blocks between Plaza Street East and Washington Avenue along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.

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Subject:   Neighborhood Associations Neighborhood Organizations Prospect Heights

Title: Evergreen Exchange

URL: https://evergreenexchange.org/

Description: Evergreen is a membership organization that champions manufacturing, creative production, and industrial service businesses in North Brooklyn and beyond. We connect businesses with resources and opportunities to help create and maintain high quality jobs at all skill levels. In 1982, a handful of local business owners worked with St. Nick’s Alliance to create Evergreen, then known as EWVIDCO, to revitalize East Williamsburg by attracting new businesses, providing business assistance to existing firms and grow overall job opportunities in the neighborhood. Initially, Evergreen worked to achieve its mission of economic development by addressing the high crime and poor sanitation affecting the area and serving as a liaison to government offices. Currently, Evergreen manages the Greenpoint/Williamsburg and North Brooklyn Industrial Business Zones and the North Brooklyn Empire Zone.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Williamsburg Greenpoint

Title: Greenpoint Open Studios

URL: https://greenpointopenstudios.com/

Description: Greenpoint Open Studios is a grassroots effort by a team of volunteers and local organizations that aims to provide a free and open platform for local arts that builds, sustains, and supports the thriving creative community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For one weekend, hundreds of artists and designers open up their studios to the public to showcase work in a wide range of mediums. From paintings, sculptures, film, photography, weaving/textiles, ceramics, and more, there are seasoned artists to be visited and emerging artists to be discovered in the northernmost tip of Brooklyn.

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Subject:   Greenpoint Arts

Title: Coney Island Polar Bear Club

URL: https://polarbearclub.org/pb-site/

Description: The Coney Island Polar Bear Club is the oldest winter bathing club in the United States founded in 1903. The club is famous for its annual New Year's Day Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Coney Island

Title: Prospect Park Track Club

URL: https://pptc.org/

Description: Prospect Park Track Club was formed to encourage and support individuals engaged in the sport of running. PPTC’s mission is threefold: 1. to promote the sport of running, primarily in the borough of Brooklyn; 2. to enhance the running experience of its members, regardless of ability; 3. to offer a varied program that benefits its members emphasizing but not restricted to running-related activities.

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Subject:   Sports Prospect Park

Title: Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation (SBIDC)

URL: https://sbidc.org/

Description: Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation (SBIDC) provides advocacy and services to help businesses in the Sunset Park, Red Hook and Gowanus neighborhoods grow and create employment opportunities for local residents. Founded in 1978 by local businesses, SBIDC is a neighborhood-based economic development organization that works in the Brooklyn waterfront neighborhoods of Sunset Park, Red Hook and Gowanus. Since the organization’s inception in 1978, SBIDC has been a driving force in the improvement of the Southwest Brooklyn economy by delivering a wide range of business services to local firms and acting as an advocate for business interests. Additionally, SBIDC provides local residents with employment services and advocates for local improvements that improve the quality of life for residents.

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Subject:   Community Organizations Sunset Park Red Hook Gowanus

Title: Brooklyn Heights Association

URL: https://thebha.org/

Description: In Brooklyn Heights, change has brought challenges to what makes this neighborhood special. The BHA has long worked at the intersection of the forces of change and the desire to preserve and protect — not only our unique historic architecture, but also the safe, family-friendly community we care so deeply about.

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Subject:   Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood Associations Neighborhood Organizations

Title: United Community Centers East New York (UCCENY)

URL: https://ucceny.org/

Description: UCC is a social justice driven community center that has been serving the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn for over 60 years. Our mission is to work together with residents of all ages and cultures to address our community’s challenges, celebrate its strengths, and provide services that improve lives.

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Subject:   East New York Community Organizations

Title: Alliance for Coney Island

URL: https://www.allianceforconeyisland.org/

Description: Our Mission: Building a stronger Coney Island.​ Our mission is to advocate for and promote the growth of our local business community, improve quality of life for our residents, and support the development of our neighborhood while honoring the past, celebrating the present and building the future of this historic neighborhood. Our vision: The Alliance for Coney Island is dedicated to continuing the transformation of Coney Island into a thriving neighborhood for our diverse residential community, as well as a year-round entertainment destination and shopping district by the sea.

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Subject:   Coney Island Neighborhood Organizations Community Organizations

Title: Crown Heights South Association

URL: https://www.chsa20.com/

Description: Crown Heights South Association, INC, (CHSA) is a non-profit civic association dedicated to the preservation of the historic buildings of Crown Heights South community and residents. CHSA is also devoted to community revitalization, economic advancement, housing stabilization, and cultural enhancement.

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Subject:   Crown Heights Neighborhood Associations

Title: Park Slope Food Coop (PSFC)

URL: https://www.foodcoop.com/

Description: The Park Slope Food Coop is a member-owned and operated food store– an alternative to commercial profit-oriented business. As members, we contribute our labor: working together builds trust through cooperation and teamwork and enables us to keep prices as low as possible within the context of our values and principles. Only members may shop, and we share responsibilities and benefits equally. We strive to be a responsible and ethical employer and neighbor. We are a buying agent for our members and not a selling agent for any industry. We are a part of and support the cooperative movement. We offer a diversity of products with an emphasis on organic, minimally processed and healthful foods. We seek to avoid products that depend on the exploitation of others. We support non-toxic, sustainable agriculture.

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Subject:   Park Slope Community Organizations

Title: North Brooklyn Neighbors

URL: https://www.northbrooklynneighbors.org/

Description: North Brooklyn Neighbors is a grassroots nonprofit organization serving the Greenpoint and Williamsburg sections of Brooklyn. Formed through the merger of Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG) with the Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning (GWAPP), North Brooklyn Neighbors advances community-based solutions on issues of public space and the environment – through activism, education, and collaboration – to create a more just, healthy, and safe place to live and work.

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Subject:   Greenpoint Williamsburg Community Organizations Neighborhood Organizations

Title: OLMC (Our Lady of Mount Carmel) Feast O' Giglio e Paradiso [Giglio Feast]

URL: https://www.olmcfeast.com/

Description: In Italian Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the residents of the community look forward to the annual Giglio Feast held every July. Since 1903, when the Nolani immigrants first held their transplanted feast in this Brooklyn neighborhood, this festa has attempted to maintain many of the traditions from the Mezzogiorno, while adjusting to the new culture in America and accommodating the pressure to change.

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Subject:   Williamsburg Community Organizations

Title: St. Nicks Alliance

URL: https://www.stnicksalliance.org/

Description: We are an outcomes-driven nonprofit community development organization serving low- to moderate-income North Brooklyn residents. We work to cultivate a community where all can succeed. We seek to transform lives through employment, education, housing, and health care, delivering impactful services to children, adults, and the elderly with the help of our strategic partners. As a civic anchor we carry out this mission within the context of building a sustainable community for all people through the arts, environmental advocacy, and urban planning.

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Subject:   Williamsburg Greenpoint Community Organizations Neighborhood Organizations

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