The Brownsville Partnership (Community Solutions)

The Brownsville Partnership (Community Solutions)
Organization Name:
The Brownsville Partnership (Community Solutions)
Primary Address 1:
519 Rockaway Avenue
Primary Address 2:
4th floor
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11212
Other Locations 1:
Central Office: Community Solutions
125 Maiden Lane, Suite 16C
New York, NY 10038
(646-797-4370)
Other Locations 2:
California Community Solutions
117 E Winston Street, Suite 206
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213.623.2334

Connecticut Northeast Hartford Partnership
60 Love Lane Hartford, CT 06112
860.881.2534

Washington, DC Community Solutions
900 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
Long Organization Description:

Community Solutions Mission: We work toward a future without homelessness, in which poverty never follows families beyond a single generation. We do it by helping communities become better problem solvers, so they can fix the expensive, badly designed systems that low income people must rely on every day.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(646) 797-4377
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Rosanne Haggerty
How often does your organization use social media?:
1x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
More than 1,200 residents connected to work by partners participating in ambitious job placement campaign. Gegory Jackson Center for Brownsville, a community hub, opened in June 2015 to serve as one-stop location for social services and community organizing in Brownsville.
Number of staff/employees:
45
Annual Budget:
$7,413,812
Year Started:
2011
Major Funders:
19% Government Grants, 54% Foundation Grants, 7% Individuals, 19% Fees, 1% Other (2015 Annual Report)
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy
About the Organization:
The Brownsville Partnership engages residents and partner organizations from many sectors in measurably improving the health, safety and economic prosperity of the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn. Coordinated by Community Solutions, the Partnership builds on Brownsville’s considerable strengths to find solutions to its most pressing challenges.
Latest Project:
Creating Healthy Places Community Transformation Grant; Part of the “Steps to A Healthier Brownsville” Campaign Works to increase access to fresh produce with GrowNYC via two Youthmarkets and facilitates produce deliveries to 8 corner stores and supermarkets in Brownsville. Contact: Nupur Chaudhury, [email protected]
Areas Served:
Brooklyn
Core Programs:
Job placement strategies and improvements to local workforce development system.
Support residents to improve public housing and community spaces.
Youthmarkets to increase access to fresh produce with GrowNYC and increase produce deliveries to local corner stores and supermarkets.
Physical Activity – resident led foot and bike tours.
Major Issues:
Community Advocacy, Healthy Food Access, Local Food
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#brownsvillepartnership #bestofbrownsville #givelocal #brownsville
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#brooklyn
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