The New York City Environmental
Justice Alliance
links grassroots organizations concerned with ensuring the rights of communities of color and low-income communities to a clean and safe environment.



We fight for an environment that sustains health, equal environmental protection, and open participation in determining local, regional and national policy.


works on:
Solid Waste,
Open Space,
Hazardous Waste Clean-Up
Transportation Campaigns.

strives for
environmental justice, recognizing that the fate of all people depends upon the ability to end racism and inequality and to preserve and protect the life-giving forces of the earth for the future.

Standing Our Ground

Organization of Waterfront Neighborhoods


You can reach us at:
271 West 125th Street,
Suite 303
New York, NY 10027
Telephone: 212 866-4120
Fax: 212 866-4511

NYCEJA Member Organizations:
Community Environmental Center
East New York United Front
El Puente
Friends of Louis Armstrong House
Hunts Point Awareness Committee
Lower Washington Heights Neighborhood Associates
Magnolia Tree Earth Center
Minority Environmental Lawyers Association
Morningside Heights/West Harlem Sanitation Coalition
Nos Quedamos/We Stay Committee
The Point Community Development Corporation
Project Harmony
Southern Queens Park Association
South Bronx Clean Air Coalition
United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park
West Harlem Environmental Action