Our Impact

Start:Empowerment expands environmental justice-consciousness and -education both within communities (of color), schools, and other neighborhood entities in order to impact environmental planning and decision making dually in NYC's five boroughs and Austin, Texas.

Download our 2021 Impact Brief

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Reaching Out


  • a community partner in our Food Justice Coalition (FJC) with the Connected Chef bridging education and action in our school service delivery by also providing added, accessible grocery line options for participants to access healthy, nutrient-dense foods to promote food security. 

  • a provider of general support to grassroots initiatives such as to the No N Brooklyn Pipeline Coalition's organizing capacity and planning. Our support is helping to protect neighborhoods and educate the public at large on issues of environmental racism and energy equity.