I'm a farmer based in Staten Island. Right now I work mostly with community gardens and food pantries.
What attracted you to join the Alliance?
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What types of events are you interested in attending? (rallies, forums, screenings, public outreach?) Or, just want to hang out socially with other enviro-minded folks, or more of an armchair activist (hope to have time to jump in later)?
Grassroots Alliance New York City is a coalition of enviro groups focused on replacing the use of fossil fuels, especially fracked shale gas, with wind, water and solar power. Events range from screenings to panel discussions to rallies and eco fairs.
Among the groups represented in this alliance are:
Beyond Oil NYC
Brooklyn Committee for Peace
Brooklyn for Climate Change
CARP (Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline)
Citizen Radon Watch
Community Board 2 of Queens
Environmental Task Force of Saint John the Divine
Ethical Culture Society
Gray Panthers NYC
Hudson Valley Earth First
LES Coalition Against Fracking
Natural Resilience Fund
NYC Friends of Clearwater
New York Climate Action Group
New Yorkers Against Fracking
Occupy The Pipeline
Occupy Union Square
Occupy Wall Street Environmental Solidarity Working Group
Rainforest Action Network
Riverside Church Beloved Earth Taskforce
Sane Energy Project
System Change Not Climate Change
United For Action
World Can’t Wait