UNITED COMMUNITY CENTERS

For over 60 years, residents of the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, have worked together to address community challenges, celebrate its strengths and provide services that improve lives through the United Community Centers, a multi-service intergenerational community-based organization.

Bringing East New York Together Through Community Involvement

Great Things Happen With Your Support!

Stay Connected With UCC Programs and Events.

UCC’s commitment of inclusion and diversity has never been stronger

OUR PROGRAMS

EAST NEW YORK FARMS!
Organizing youth and adults to address food justice in our community by promoting local sustainable agriculture and community-led economic development.
SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS
Free ESL classes, immigration assistance and civic/citizenship preparation interview classes
MORRIS L EISENSTEIN LEARNING CENTER
At MLE we aim to create a social learning environment that represents the diversity of our City
PROTECTING THE EAST
A community health project of United Community Centers with an emphasis on HIV prevention and sexual Health.
EAST NEW YORK REZONING
Spearheading the fight to preserve East New York for East New Yorkers

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

EVENTS

Apr
25
Tue
2:00 pm GT Workshop: Trellis Buiding Wor...
GT Workshop: Trellis Buiding Wor...
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn techniques for building a trellis for your crops
Apr
29
Sat
10:00 am GreenThumb Plant Distribution
GreenThumb Plant Distribution
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Green Thumb Transplant Give-Away; FREE plant starts for your community garden.
1:00 pm Highland Park Community Garden O...
Highland Park Community Garden O...
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come join the fun at Highland Park’s Open Garden Day. Free workshops on Crop Planning and Trellis Building.
May
3
Wed
5:30 pm GT Workshop: Planting Potatoes
GT Workshop: Planting Potatoes
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Learn the secrets of planting these underground wonders
May
6
Sat
12:00 pm NYRP Tree Giveaway
NYRP Tree Giveaway
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Get a free medicinal tree for your garden, tree pit, or backyard.
May
11
Thu
all-day BBG Plant Sale
BBG Plant Sale
May 11 all-day
BBG Transplant giveaway. Plant starts for your community garden and back yard.
May
13
Sat
9:30 am Intergenerational Breakfast
Intergenerational Breakfast
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
A gathering for youth interns, their families, gardeners, vendors and other members to meet and talk with eachother. Free breakfast and an intergenerational workshop.
May
19
Fri
4:00 pm Plant Sale 1
Plant Sale 1
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Purchase seedlings like bitter melon, hot peppers & collards to get your season started! No advanced ordering necessary, first come first served! FREE SEEDS
May
20
Sat
10:00 am Plant Sale 2
Plant Sale 2
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Purchase seedlings like bitter melon, hot peppers & collards to get your season started! No advanced ordering necessary, first come first served! FREE SEEDS
May
27
Sat
12:00 pm Growing Caribbean and South Asia...
Growing Caribbean and South Asia...
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Talk with Mohammad F. and other gardeners about growing caribbean crops in our NY climate. Focus will be on Dasheen and Pigeon Peas. Free Seeds and more!

NEWS & UPDATES

Saturday, April 29th – NYC Tax Lien Info Session

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Free Theater at UCC on April 22nd

Join us for a production of A View From The Bridge. Tickets are free! Call for details.  

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Science Fair at the MLE Learning Center

The MLE Learning center held a science fair, and students learned about buoyancy and the water cycle, among other things.

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UNITED COMMUNITY CENTERS
613 New Lots Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
718.649.7979

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