Learn about the recently released GRID 2.0 Report.

Bringing Climate Justice Home to Brooklyn and Beyond!

Featured Projects

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Environmental Health and Resiliency

Environmental Health and Resiliency

UPROSE advocates for community-driven environmental health and resiliency, recognizing the direct link between our environment’s well-being and our community’s health. Through research and sustainable practices, we ensure our neighborhoods have both clean resources and the resilience to face climate challenges, aiming for a harmonious and enduring future.

  • Learning Circles
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Community Planning and Just Transition Training Center

Community Planning and Just Transition Training Center

UPROSE underscores the necessity for a seamless transition from an extractive to a regenerative economic model. Collaborating with communities, they pave the way for sustainable and balanced local development solutions.

  • GRID 2.0 Plan
  • Sunset Park Greenway Plan
  • Small Business Resiliency
  • Transportation Justice
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Energy Democracy

Energy Democracy

UPROSE champions climate justice and emphasizes fortifying resilience in frontline communities. They acknowledge the unequal impacts of climate change on underserved communities and strive to mitigate these issues.  

  • Community Owned Solar
  • Brooklyn Army Terminal Sunset Park Solar
  • Sunset Park Solar Expansion
  • Offshore Wind Advocacy
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Upcoming Events

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Statement of impact we make

An intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally recognized community organization, UPROSE promotes sustainability and resiliency in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood through community organizing, education, indigenous and youth leadership development, and cultural/artistic expression.

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Arundhati Roy, Writer of Man Booker Prize for Fiction winning novel The God of Small Things (1997), speaks into a microphone. Photo credit: Vikramjit Kakati


Collaborative Campaigns


BEA Fund

Brooklyn Org

Department of Energy

Chorus Foundation

Energy Foundation


Kresge Foundation

Nathan Cummings Foundation

New York Women’s Foundation

Nicholson Family Foundation

The Solutions Project

Winward Fund

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