Cooper Park Houses, 40 Debevoise Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

East Williamsburg

"Creek Speak", CHHNP, "public health"

Dianne Jackson
East Williamsburg, Cooper Park Houses

Length of Residence in Neighborhood:
38 years

President of the Cooper Park Resident Association, mother, grandmother

Neighborhood Amenities:
ethnically diverse, local parks, shopping strips (Metropolitan, Graham, Broadway), Devoe St. Baptist Church

Neighborhood Nuisances:
truck traffic, waste transfer stations, Newtown Creek, smells, BQE, factories, overcrowding, parking problems

Activities in Neighborhood:
tenants rights, OUTREACH and NAG activism

Social/Family Network in Neighborhood:
Interaction with local merchants/businesses, activist groups for the cooper Park Resident Association

To listen to more stories from Newtown Creek or learn about the Creek Speak project visit the Newtown Creek Alliance website.

Newtown Creek Alliance



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