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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climate Justice youth Summit

The Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of its kind in the United States. Hundreds of young people of color gather to learn about climate justice and just transitions through an innovative agenda that is entirely developed and implemented by youth leaders. Scenes from the 2017 CJYS were shot by Rae Breaux and Destiny Mata.

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Right now, UPROSE has three positions opened! Please visit out Jobs Opportunities page for more information. Please email employment@uprose.org with your resume and cover letter if you are interested. - Love, UPROSE Fam!