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Resources on a variety of Environmental Justice Groups, issues and data relevant to the North Shore of Staten Island are included below.

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Council Member Rose’s office Contact: Stephanie Shavuo  - sshavuo@council.nyc.gov, 718-556-7370 Link
EPA-National Environmental Justice Policy Act US Environmental Protection Administration Environmental Justice communities require specific consideration from every Federal Agency, in accordance with Executive Order 12898. This is the EPA's "guidance" document. Reading through this can be significantly empowering; be aware that New York State recognizes... EPA: Environmental Justice
Getting Involved for the North Shore GIFTNS GIFTNS is a community-based initiative dedicated to providing Staten Island residents with opportunities for change in their communities. Link
Give to Grow KJ Good resource Give to Grow
Ironbound Community Corporation Contacts: Ana Baptista, Director of Programs, abaptista@ironboundcc.org, 973-817-7013 x 217 Cynthia Mellon, cmellon@ironboundcc.org, 973-344-5949 Link
New Brighton Coalition for Concerned Citizens Facebook Page NBCCC NBCCC is a community organization focused on the transformation of the New Brighton Community of the North Shore around Environmental Justice issues. Link
North Shore Community Coalition for Environmental Justice Facebook Page NSSCEJ NSCCEJ’s Facebook Page provides information on membership, photos and upcoming events. Link
North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island, Inc. NSWC North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island, Inc.’s (NSWC or NSWCSI) mission is to ensure that the North Shore’s environmental justice and waterfront communities have a voice in their development and to ensure that such development is environmentally and socially sound,... Link
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Community Profiles NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene created community health profiles in 2006. Two were created within the North Shore of Staten Island: Port Richmond and Stapleton and St. George. Link
NYC Department of Planning NYC Department of Planning NYC Department of  City Planning governs Zoning: what can be built where. Their site includes rules, regulations, and demographic information. Link

*The information found on this website reflects the views of the North Shore Community Coalition for Environmental Justice, an independent, community-based coalition formed as a result of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Environmental Justice Community Showcase designation for the North Shore of Staten Island. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the EPA or any other federal or state agency, and no official endorsement should be inferred. Official EPA Environmental Justice Community Showcase information can be found here.