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There are lots of ways to play a role in the discussion and decisions concerning neighborhood rezonings. You can attend events or express your opinion on our site.

Or you can get in touch with some of the community groups, public agencies, elected officials and others who are working in each neighborhoods.

Click on the list below to zoom to a particular neighborhood:

Bay Street
Bushwick
Chinatown
East Harlem
East New York
Far Rockaway
Flushing West
Gowanus
Inwood
Jerome Avenue
Long Island City
Southern Boulevard

(We’ll add more contacts and more neighborhoods as this story develops; feel free to suggest one here)

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Bay Street

Department of City Planning Staten Island Office
Website
Email
718-556-7240

City Councilmember Debi Rose
Website
Email
District Office: 718-556-7370
Legislative Office: 212-788-6972

Staten Island Community Board 1
Website
Email
718-981-6900

Staten Island Housing Dignity Coalition
Email
914-589-8921

Staten Island Citizens’ Planning Committee
Facebook
Email

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Bushwick

City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso
Website
Email
District Office: 718-963-3141
Legislative Office: 212-788-7095

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal
Website
Email
District Office: 718-642-8664
Legislative Office: 212-788-7284

Brooklyn Community Board 4
Website
Email
718-628-8400

Make the Road New York
Website
Email
718-418-7690

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Chinatown

City Councilmember Margaret Chin
Website
Email
District Office: 212-587-3159
Legislative Office: 212-788-7259

Manhattan Community Board 3
Website
Email
212-533-5300

Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side
Website
Email
212-358-0295

CAAAV
Website
Email
212-473-6485

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East Harlem

Department of City Planning Manhattan Office
Website
Email
212-720-3480

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
Website
Email
Manhattan: 212-828-9800,
Bronx: 347-297-4922
Legislative office: 212-788-7210

Manhattan Community Board 11
Website
Email
212-831-8930

Community Voices Heard
Website
Email
212-860-6001 ext.31

El Barrio Unite
Website
Email
212-427-0555

Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Facebook
Email
212-561-0555

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East New York

Department of City Planning Brooklyn Office
Website
Email
718-780-8280

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal
Website
Email
District Office: 718-642-8664
Legislative Office: 212-788-7284

City Councilmember Inez Barron
Website
District Office: 718-649-9495
Legislative Office: 212-788-6957

Brooklyn Community Board 5
Website
Email
District Office: 929-221-8261

Coalition for the Advancement of Cypress Hills and East New York, at Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
Facebook
Website
Email
917-893-8801 x 205

Local Development Corporation of East New York
Website
Email
718-385-6700

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Far Rockaway

Economic Development Corporation
Website
Email
212-312-3896

City Councilmember Donovan Richards
Website
Email
District Office: 718-471-7014
Legislative Office: 212-788-7216

Queens Community Board 14
Website
Email
718-471-7300

Rockway Development and Revitalization Corporation
Website
Email
718-327-5300

Redfern Houses Tennt Association
Email

Faith in New York
Website
Email
718-208-9824

596 Acres
Website
Email
718-316-6092

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Flushing West

Department of City Planning Queens Office
Website
Email
718-520-2100

City Councilmember Peter Koo
Website
Email
District Office: 718-888-8747
Legislative Office: 212-788-7022

Queens Community Board 7
Website
Email
718-359-2800

Faith in New York
Website
Email
718-208-9824

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Gowanus

Department of City Planning Brooklyn Office
Website
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Email
718-780-8280

City Councilmember Brad Lander
Website
Email
District Office: 718-499-1090
Legislative Office: 212-788-6969

City Councilmember Stephen Levin
Website
Email
District Office: 718-875-5200
Legislative Office: 212-788-7348

Brooklyn Community Board 6
Website
Email
718-643-3027

Fifth Avenue Committee
Website
Email
718-237-2017 ext. 112

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality
Website
Email
718-852-2960

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group for the EPA Superfund clean-up
Website

Gowanus Conservancy
Website
Email
718-541-4378

Gowanus Alliance
Website
Email
718-576-3108

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Inwood

New York City Economic Development Corporation
Website
Email
212-619-5000

City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez
Website
Email
District Office: 917-521-2616
Legislative Office: 212-788-7053

Manhattan Community Board 12
Website
Email
212-568-8500

Northern Manhattan is Not for Sale/Alto Manhattan No Se Vende
Facebook
Email
212-979-6238 x103

Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia
Website
Email
212-568-2114

Inwood Community Services
Website
212-942-0043

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Jerome Avenue

Department of City Planning Bronx Office
Website
Email
718-220-8500

City Councilmember Vanessa Gibson
Website
Email
District Office: 718-588-7500
Legislative Office: 212-788-6856

City Councilmember Fernando Cabrera
Website
Email
District Office: 347-590-2874
Legislative Office: 212-788-7074

Bronx Community Board 4
Website
Email
718-299-0800

Bronx Community Board 5
Website
Email
718-364-2030

Bronx Coalition for a Community Vision
Website
Email
718-716-8000, ext. 125

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Long Island City

Department of City Planning Queens Office
Website
Email
718-520-2100

City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer
Website
Email
District Office: 718-383-9566
Legislative Office: 212-788-7370

Queens Community Board 2
Website
Email
718-533-8773

Queens Community Board 1
Website
Email
718-626-1021

Justice for All Coalition
Email
718-744-5799

Faith in New York
Website
Email
718-208-9824

Western Queens Communities Against Gentrification
Email

Long Island City Partnership
Website
Email
718-786-5300

Urban Upbound
Website
Email
718-784-0877

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Southern Boulevard

Department of City Planning Bronx Office
Website
Website
Email
Legislative: 212-788-7384
District: 718-402-6130

Bronx Community Board 2
Website
Email
718-328-9125

Bronx Community Board 3
Website
Email
718-378-8054

Bronx Community Board 9
Website
Email
718-823-3034

Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice
Website
Email
718-328-5622

Banana Kelly CIA Inc.
Website
Email
718-328-1064

Bronx River Alliance
Website
Email
718-430-4665

Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance
Website
Email

WHEDco
Website
Email
718-839-1100

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