Category: Actions

Elizabeth Street Garden Threatened by Development Plan

NYCCGC supports Elizabeth Street Garden in its call for the City to rescind the RFP at the Elizabeth Street Garden. The City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), a move to replace the Elizabeth…

Tell City Hall: Our Parks and Gardens Deserve Investment

Sign this letter by New Yorkers 4 Parks to advocate for increased funding for GreenThumb & NYC community gardens! And come with us to the NY4P rally at City Hall this Wednesday, 5/25, at 10am. Raise up the voices of…

Community Board 11 Meeting tonight –Tuesday, Jan 19, 6.30 pm

We’re on the agenda to speak out on saving community gardens from development tonight at the CB 11 meeting. Please show your support for preventing destruction of our community gardens by standing up with us at the Community Board 11…

Seven Gardens To Be Destroyed By HPD

At a meeting on Wednesday December 30, 2015 the NYCCGC community gardeners, and greening groups meet at City Hall to hear the final decision made by the Mayor regarding the issuing of an RFQ to developers to build affordable housing…

PACK THE COURT!

The Boardwalk Community Garden is on its third judge, who will once again hear this case. The new court date is: Monday, December, 14th 8am (rally), 9:30am (hearing) Brooklyn Supreme Court, 360 Adams Street Subway: R to Court St.; 2,…

Petition to Save Community Gardens on HPD Land

Dear friends, Sign this petition TODAY! For almost a year now community gardens on land under HPD (Housing Preservation and Development) jurisdiction have worked tirelessly with the support of NYCCGC, 596 Acres and other allied organizations in the fight to…

Tuesday, 11/17: Action to save gardens on HPD land

Join us and gardens on HPD land to protest the 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit at the Brooklyn Museum, organized by the Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network (BAN). Land grabs by real estate developers are causing widespread displacement, particularly of people…

9/1/15 Rally Against NYU Expansion

From an email sent by LaGuardia Corner Gardens members: On Sept. 1, in Washington Square Park, please join our coalition of students, faculty and staff at NYU, the New School, and Cooper Union, people of the Village, and labor unions…

Update on the Boardwalk Community Garden Case

By Seth Korman, attorney, New York Environmental Law and Justice Project Update on Coney Island Boardwalk Garden Case, August 25 Our case against the city and developer iStar financial continues.  There have been a few small developments as of recent,…