It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. Time for NAG’s annual Neighborhood Gala and Fundraiser! Save the date to hang out with NAG on Saturday November 3rd, 2012. This is the third Gala that NAG has hosted, and this one is particularly important to us, as we will be celebrating the activist career of one our own – our founding director, Peter Gillespie. In addition to honoring Peter’s great work, we will also be honoring two of our community partners whose work we admire – Greenpoint Manufacturing & […]
We have two exciting ways for you to get involved with food & community this week: Kickstart the Northside Town Hall: Support our project with fellow local civic leader The People’s Firehouse to convert a historic firehouse on Wythe Avenue to a one-of-a-kind center for arts and community services. The Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center is at the tail-end of an impressive fundraising campaign on Kickstarter–but we still need your support to get us over the top of our goal so that we get all of the funds pledged. We’re […]
New Kings Democrats held its True Blue celebration of the Brooklyn reform movement. The highlight of the evening (for us, at least) was the award presented to NAG’s extraordinary organizer, Ryan Kuonen. Ryan was honored for her work on behalf of NAG, the Southside CSA and the Greenpoint Soup Kitchen. Joining Ryan on the list of honorees were Bill Lipton, Deputy Director of the Working Families Party and Ana Maria Archila, Oona Chatterjee and Andrew Friedman of Make the Road New York. NAG congratulates Ryan and thanks NKD for making […]
At this year’s gala, we are honoring the following people: Debbie Masters, artist and activist Andrew Bak, Greenpoint business owner and Northside Town Hall supporter Helena Przybylska, Greenpoint Soup Kitchen volunteer Megan Bell, NAG’s wonderful pro bono attorney Join us in celebrating these homegrown heroes!
TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is a culinary benefit to build the Northside Town Hall, a joint project between NAG & the People’s Firehouse. This outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor is held rain or shine, featuring sample tastes from over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, breweries, and wineries, along with live music and more… This is one of the major fundraisers to raise $$ to build the Town Hall and WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to make it a success!