Welcome to UPROSE!

We are an intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally-recognized, women of color led, grassroots organization that promotes sustainability and resiliency through community organizing, education, leadership development and cultural/artistic expression in Brooklyn, NY.


PCM 2017

On April 29th UPROSE marched with the It Takes Roots contingent along with our sisters and brothers in the national climate justice movement.

We marched for Brooklyn, for the Front lines of the Climate Crisis, for young people of color, for our PachaMama 

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UPROSE has achieved multiple groundbreaking accomplishments in community-based planning and development.

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy in fall 2012, it has intensified its focus on the adaptation of Sunset Park to the changing climate and to deepening its community resiliency. Come Join Us!   

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50 years of Resistance

UPROSE, Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization turns 50 this year. Founded during the civil rights movement, UPROSE is still here, still building, still fighting, still changing everything we touch! Click through the slideshow to see scenes from our celebration.