Monthly Archives: August 2022

RAIN (Raingarden Action In Neighborhoods) Coalition

In 2021, three NYC-based watershed organizations came together with a workforce development organization to pilot a new way of ensuring success for rain gardens throughout NYC, especially in lower income, outer borough neighborhoods. Entitled RAIN—Raingarden Action in Neighborhoods—the coalition includes Bronx River Alliance, Gowanus Canal Conservancy, the HOPE Program, and Newtown Creek Alliance. Together, we […]

Global Heroes: New Yorkers Find HOPE For a Sustainable Future

Read the full story In communities hit hardest by the pandemic, economic recovery has been stalled by a disparity between available jobs, expectations from employers, and the experience and resources available to jobseekers. This is especially true in New York City, where twice as many people are unemployed compared to the U.S. average. There are […]