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A New Chapter: Welcome the GWAPP Board

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After a multi-month process, the Greenpoint Association for Parks & Planning is pleased to announce its new Executive Board: Barbara McGlamery (Chair), Rich Mazur, Trina McKeever (Treasurer), Laura Treciokas (Secretary),Manuel Zuniga and Katie Denny. Learn more about each of them and their connection to Greenpoint on the Board Members page. The board will be creating… READ MORE

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The Future of GWAPP: Become a Board Member

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A friendly reminder that now is a great time to become a part of GWAPP! We are currently looking for individuals to sit on the board, as well as volunteers to help with future activities including events, education, outreach and advocacy. Join the GWAPP Board Board members will sit for three-year terms and will be… READ MORE

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The Future of GWAPP: Become a Board Member

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The Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning (GWAPP), having been founded to fight a power plant proposal for the Greenpoint waterfront in 2000, is one of the oldest and most vital activist organizations in the community. Over the years, GWAPP has evolved from that single-issue focus to engaging with the wide range of parks,… READ MORE

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Wednesday: GWAPP Info Session for New Board Members & Volunteers

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Are you a North Brooklyn resident? Do you care about the environment; about parks and open spaces; and/or the toxic legacy of Greenpoint’s industrial past? Are you interested in making a meaningful contribution to your neighborhood? If yes, then we want to talk to you! Join the Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning (GWAPP)… READ MORE

The Vote on GWAPP By-Laws — The Results

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With 25 member organizations voting and by a vote of 18 Yes (to adopt the amended by-laws) and 7 No, GWAPP made an important step towards increased functionality and sustainability as an all-volunteer, non-profit community activist organization.   We are looking forward to welcoming new faces as volunteers and Directors and are very optimistic that the… READ MORE

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Happy Holidays–See You Next Year

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We hope you all have a wonderful holiday and we’ll be back in 2014 with more open space, environmental, land use and local reporting. If you’re in the holiday spirit–considering taking a minute to show your support on local issues at Change.org: Governor Cuomo: Protect Greenpoint and our children from toxins before it is too… READ MORE

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Love North Brooklyn? Volunteer as a GWAPP Contributor

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Maybe you’re new to the fabulous neighborhoods of North Brooklyn and want to meet people; maybe you’re an outdoor enthusiast who has always wanted to play along the murky waters of Newtown Creek; maybe you’re a parent whose child is older now, giving you more free time to pursue your own interests; or maybe you’re… READ MORE

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Get Involved in North Brooklyn: Volunteer with GWAPP

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Maybe you’re new to the fabulous neighborhood of North Brooklyn and want to meet people; maybe you’re an outdoor enthusiast who has always wanted to play along the murky waters of Newtown Creek; maybe you’re a parent whose child is older now, giving you more free time to pursue your own interests; or maybe you’re… READ MORE

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Welcome to the New GWAPP Website!

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Welcome to the new GWAPP website! It’s been a bit of time since our last update, but thanks to a generous grant from the Hudson River Foundation, GWAPP is back and on track to better serve the Greenpoint and Williamsburg communities than ever before. In Greenpoint, community activism is a way of life. When we… READ MORE

GWAPP’s Website: Use Us!

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The GWAPP website is a resource and forum for the North Brooklyn community. Here you will find a range of tools to help you find out more about what’s going on in Greenpoint/Williamsburg, share your information and activities and connect with like-minded residents and organizations. To learn more about the history of parks, open space… READ MORE

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