Why Fall River and New Bedford

We are the only community-based environmental organization in either city who’s organizing focuses on: youth, residents, and other stakeholders in organizing a grassroots-fueled, neighborhood-scale planning and redevelopment initiative aimed at reclaiming vacant, contaminated, underutilized and/or under-maintained land and waterways for community benefit.
GWSC, is focused on environmental justice neighborhoods in Fall River and New Bedford
The overall focus for GWSC within these environmental justice communities in each city is:
● Open Space Development & Brownfield Revitalization
● Jobs & Job Training
●Youth Development
● Supporting and cultivating community Leadership
● Perceptions, Pride and Economic Development
● Food Security