Category: Actions

Save J.D. Wilson Memorial Garden

The Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden in Central Harlem was created more than 30 years ago by an elderly Guyanese gentleman–a Harlem homeowner, a group of teens, a young woman and her future husband. An amazing oasis emerged from what…

#Sandy5 Mobilization Around Fifth Anniversary of Superstorm

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy blasted our city and our communities. Join us on October 28th as we remember, resist, and rise together five years after the storm. It will be a powerful display of our resilience and our commitment…

Aug 5: Public meeting to discuss Mayor’s Rat Reduction Plan

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) and the NYC Community Garden Coalition would like to invite you to a public meeting to discuss Mayor DeBlasio’s Rat Reduction Plan and how it will affect our neighborhood. The Mayor has included the East Village…

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…