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
1
Sat
12:00 pm Starting the Season Basics w/ Pa...
Starting the Season Basics w/ Pa...
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn tips for getting your season off to a great start! FREE seeds and seed starting supplies
Apr
7
Fri
4:00 pm Compost Giveaway 1
Compost Giveaway 1
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
RSVP to718-649-7979 to pick up compost for your garden! FREE COMPOST
Apr
8
Sat
10:00 am Compost Give Away 2
Compost Give Away 2
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
RSVP to718-649-7979 to pick up compost for your garden! FREE COMPOST
Apr
11
Tue
5:30 pm GT Workshop: By-Laws workshop
GT Workshop: By-Laws workshop
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn the ins and outs of stewarding a Greenthumb Garden.
Apr
14
Fri
4:00 pm Compost Giveaway 3
Compost Giveaway 3
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
RSVP to718-649-7979 to pick up compost for your garden! FREE COMPOST
Apr
15
Sat
10:00 am Compost Giveaway 4
Compost Giveaway 4
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
RSVP to718-649-7979 to pick up compost for your garden! FREE COMPOST
Apr
18
Tue
6:00 pm BBG Workshop: Hot Hotter Hottest...
BBG Workshop: Hot Hotter Hottest...
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn how to source, raise, and prepare some real scorchers and even the sweet ones in your own backyard.
6:00 pm GT Workshop: SIPS Workshop
GT Workshop: SIPS Workshop
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how to build your own Sub Irrigation System in a raised bed.
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.

NEWS & UPDATES

Workshop: Starting Your Season w/ Pauline Reid

  Learn tips for getting your season off to a great start w/ veteran ENY Community Farmer Pauline Reid. Get info on crop planning, soil testing, propagating, transplanting, scheduling, and more! RSVP with Sadatu at (718) 649-7979 x15 or email sadatu@eastnewyorkfarms.org for your FREE SEEDS!

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Know Your Rights – Immigration Forum

In partnership with NY State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud, we are hosting a Know Your Rights – Immigration forum March 16 from 6:30-8:30 here at our community center at 613 New Lots Avenue. As policies are changing and people are unsure of what the future may hold for themselves and their families, you must KNOW…

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International Women’s Day Event

In honor of International Women’s Day, Protecting the East, in partnership with the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions and Housing Works, is hosting an event to benefit women in need in Brooklyn on March 8 from 6-8pm at 613 New Lots Avenue. All are welcome. We’ll have food and refreshments, as well as free…

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

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