Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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Soil Testing

Brooklyn College provides soil testing at a low cost as part of their commitment to the community. Test your garden's soil to see if it is safe to grow food in. 

Type: General Resources

Water Testing

Cornell University provides information about testing water and soil for contaminants, as well as links to find the public records of water tests. 

Type: General Resources

Border Crossers

Border Crossers trains teachers and educators to engage in discussions of race and identity in their schools and communities.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education project is a free resource for teachers to use in classrooms to engage students in learning history; the site has a series of resources and workshops and teaching materials organized by time period and theme.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

ioby: Guide to Green Infrastructure

ioby has compiled a guide to five projects that any community group can do to conserve and resuse water as well as reduce pollutants in waterways. 

Type: General Resources

Bridge Street Development Corporation Workshops

Bridge Street offers ongoing free workshops to the community covering a range of programs including housing education, foreclosure prevention,  community organizing, neighborhood beautification, financial literacy, senior services, and more.

 

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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