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GreenRoots, Inc.

General organization information
Doing business as: 
Formerly known as: 
Chelsea Green Space and Recreational Committee
Mission statement: 

GreenRoots in Chelsea works to achieve environmental justice and greater quality of life through collective action, unity, education and youth leadership across neighborhoods and communities.

GreenRoots is a community-based organization dedicated to improving and enhancing the urban environment and public health in Chelsea and surrounding communities. We do so through deep community engagement and empowerment, youth leadership and implementation of innovative projects and campaigns.  

227 Marginal Street
Suite 1
Chelsea, MA 02150
Main contact name: 
Roseann Bongiovanni
Phone number(s): 
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Organization type: 
Nonprofit Organization
Geographic focus: 
MA Counties
MA Counties » Suffolk
MA Regions » Boston
MA Regions » Greater Boston
MA Regions » North Shore
Types of support: 
Capacity Building
General operating
Fields of interest: 
Civic Issues
Community Development
Community and economic development
Community and economic development » Business and industry
Community and economic development » Community improvement
Community and economic development » Economic development
Community and economic development » Financial services
Community and economic development » Sustainable development
Environment » Climate change
Environment » Environmental education
Environment » Environmental justice
Environment » Natural resources
Food, agriculture, fishing & forestry
Food, agriculture, fishing & forestry » Agriculture
Food, agriculture, fishing & forestry » Food security
Health » Public health
Human rights
Human rights » Justice rights
Human rights » Social rights
Human/social services » Minority rights
Human/social services » Youth development
Information and communications » Communication media
Information and communications » Media
Philanthropy » Foundations
Philanthropy » Nonprofits
Philanthropy » Philanthropy and public policy
Public affairs » Leadership development
Public affairs » Public administration
Public affairs » Public policy
Public affairs » Public transportation
Public affairs » Public utilities
Public safety
Public safety » Legal services
GreenRoots, Inc., is a community-based organization with a 20+ year track record of achieving significant environmental justice accomplishments and public health victories. GreenRoots previously operated under the umbrella of the Chelsea Collaborative, Inc. (the Collaborative) as a grassroots community committee known as the Chelsea Green Space Committee founded in 1994. In April 2016, the Collaborative’s Board of Directors and Green Space members decided to deepen our impact in the community by launching an independent organization with broad reaches into the myriad environmental and public health threats in our community.
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AGM membership information
Membership type: 
Partner - Associate
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