Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Outreach Meeting

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative will discuss outreach for an upcoming Brooklyn Community Board 1 public planning workshop for the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. We need your help to get the word out to all sectors of the Greenpoint/Williamsburg communities.

We will supply post card announcements, postage, posters, email announcement and other support. We’d like your help in brainstorming the most effective outreach campaign and in reaching out to those you think would like to appreaciate.


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