• COVID-19 in Chelsea: A Glance Into One of the Hardest Hit Cities And the Role of Intersecting Social Determinants of Health

    GreenRoots Health Equity Report

    COVID-19 in Chelsea - A Glance Into One of the Hardest Hit Cities

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    Union of Concerned Scientists Report

    On the Road to 100 Percent Renewables

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    Grounded and Interconnected in the Pandemic

    Community engagement and organizing adaptations from COVID response efforts in Metro Boston

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    Boston Tree Equity Analysis

    Applied Economics Clinic report prepared on behalf of Speak for the Trees and GreenRoots

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    Chelsea Healthy Neighborhoods Study (HNS) Zine

    Chelsea Chronicles: Navigating Life and Transit


Year 2023

  • Trailblazer Award by Chelsea Black Community was given to Board Member, Yahya Noor, and Executive Director, Roseann Bongiovanni. 

Year 2022

  • American Climate Leadership Award Runner Up
  • Mystic River Watershed Association Ripple Award
  • Gardens For Good Winner


Year 2021

  • American Climate Leadership Award Finalist
  • Licensed Site Professional Association LSPA Environmental Justice Award
  • US Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Environmental Merit Award
  • The Environmental Business Council Award for Leadership by a Non-Profit

Year 2018 & 2017

  • Social Innovation Forum Social Innovator
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Award

Year 2011 & Before

  • Breathe Easy Leadership Award
  • Northeast Diesel Collaborative Breathe Easy Award
  • Save the Harbor Save the Bay Founders Award

Your support is crucial in ensuring our work continues.

For 30 years, GreenRoots has restored acres of urban salt marsh, created new parks, increased public access to the waterfront and improved the water quality of Chelsea Creek.

Our organizing model is rooted in base-building and community, and your help makes us a stronger force. A contribution to GreenRoots means an investment in the futures of Chelsea and East Boston!

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