Green Community Plans

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New York City’s low- and moderate-income communities are disparately vulnerable to climate change and a range of environmental risks, such as waste transfer stations and dirty power plants. Mutually-reinforcing and interconnected, such disparities are the collective product of top-down public policies and market-driven planning largely implemented without the input and guidance of those forced to unevenly shoulder their burdens.
Pratt Center works with local groups to develop green community plans – comprehensive strategies toward sustainable, resilient and prosperous neighborhoods.

To address this, community groups in dozens of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods throughout the city have organized to plan for their futures and actively participate in the development efforts that affect their constituents’ lives. For years, Pratt Center has worked in partnership...

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Who's Working on this Project?: 
Vicki Weiner
Jessie Braden