our partners



WE ACT for Environmental Justice

WE ACT for Environmental Justice is a Manhattan based community organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.


New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is a New York State public benefit corporation that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers equitably.

Pratt Center

Pratt Center for Community Development brings 60 years of engaging New York City’s low-income communities of color in the process of envisioning a more just, sustainable future for their neighborhoods. As part of Pratt Institute, we leverage professional skills including participatory planning, technical assistance, research, community education, and public policy advocacy to support community-based organizations in their efforts to challenge systemic inequities and advance innovative solutions to social, economic, and environmental inequalities.

Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development

Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) builds community power to win affordable housing and thriving, equitable neighborhoods for all New Yorkers. As a member organization of 80+ community groups across New York City, we use research, advocacy, and grassroots organizing to build equity and justice in low-income, historically marginalized neighborhoods and city-wide.

Kinetic Communities Consulting (KC3)

Kinetic Communities Consulting (M/WBE certified firm) works with energy and affordable housing industry partners, to connect, educate, and simplify energy efficiency opportunities for under-represented communities. We want to help New Yorkers save money, feel safe, and live in a cleaner environment.

USL Technology Inc

USL Technology is an NYC and NYS MWBE-certified engineering, energy efficiency, and sustainability consulting firm that adopts a comprehensive approach to champion a sustainable New York City. Through the transformative power of technology, innovation, education, and equity, we strive to lead the way in promoting Healthy Buildings, Healthy People, and Healthy Communities. Our unwavering commitment to creating a better future drives us to collaborate with communities, businesses, and our partners; and empower them with cost-efficient solutions, ensuring a greener and healthier environment for all.

Green City Force

Green City Force’s AmeriCorps program prepares young adults aged 18-24 who reside in affordable housing with a high school diploma or equivalency for careers through green service. The Service Corps responds to climate resilience and community cohesion through environmental stewardship, building green infrastructure and urban farming, and community education. We have a holistic approach to sustainability and pride ourselves in training our corps in various areas, from composting techniques and energy efficiency to behavior change outreach. GCF’s programs are rooted in the belief that young residents of affordable housing are uniquely positioned through leadership, training, and service to drive change in the community while building skills, earning certifications, and gaining experience to help achieve economic prosperity.