The meeting takes place at Second Reformed Church, located at 436 Union Street in Hackensack, New Jersey, and is open to the public.

Join the NNJCF and find out about an exciting project to help reduce future flooding in Hackensack and make neighborhoods in the city greener and healthier. Participants in the meeting will learn about green infrastructure and environmental justice and how they can get involved in strategies to promote these issues in central Hackensack.

Produced by the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation in partnership with the City of Hackensack and Greater Bergen Community Action, as well as residents of Hackensack and representatives from several organizations in Hackensack, the meeting is part of the NNJCF’s Green Infrastructure for Environmental Justice project. The project seeks to reduce flooding and improve environmental conditions for residents of central Hackensack and other parts of the city affected by flooding. More information about this project may be found at

The Green Infrastructure for Environmental Justice project is produced by the NNJCF in partnership with the City of Hackensack and Greater Bergen Community Action, as well as with Hackensack residents and representatives of several organizations in Hackensack. The project is supported in part by The Funders Network, AARP, Valley Bank Foundation, M&T Bank Foundation, PSEG Foundation, the Hackensack Rotary Club, and other supporters.

Founded in 1998, The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Hackensack, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2023.

The NNJCF works with local governments, school districts, businesses, non-profit organizations and citizen groups to improve community life. Through collaborative partnerships, regional problems are identified and resolved.

Opportunities are discovered and explored by talking and learning from each other and sharing ideas, best practices, services and resources. The Foundation’s primary areas of work are the environment, arts and culture, public health, education, civic engagement and philanthropy.

For more information, visit, send an email to, or contact Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP, executive director of the NNJCF, at or call 201-568-5608, ext. 2. To register for the event, visit Light refreshments of snacks and soft drinks will be served.

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