OSA Mission Statement

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Mission Statement

The Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) works with the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, elected officials, and our community to maintain, activate, enhance, and expand parks and public spaces in North Brooklyn.

Core Values

OSA believes in the following:

  • safe and well maintained parks
  • parksĀ that balance opportunities for active and passive recreation and leisure
  • stewardship of all greenery, which is essential to the health and beauty of North Brooklyn
  • balanced distribution of resources throughout Community Board 1
  • organizational transparency, sustainability, and efficiency
  • community engagement, which is integral to park improvements in North Brooklyn
  • hosting forums in which park users can share information and advocate for their parks
  • volunteering and partnering with local groups, which is important to the health of parks in our community
  • additional park space must be created at any opportunity