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

East Williamsburg

"Creek Speak", CHHNP, "public health"

Dianne Jackson
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Neighborhood:
East Williamsburg, Cooper Park Houses

Length of Residence in Neighborhood:
38 years

Occupation/Identity
:
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

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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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