Mission, Vision, and Values


Groundwork Hudson Valley creates sustainable environmental change in urban neighborhoods through community-based partnerships that promote equity, youth leadership, and economic opportunity.


Vibrant, diverse, sustainable cities where the economy, environment, and residents thrive.


  1. Ensure equal access to a healthy environment for everyone
  2. Promote inclusion of all community members in decision-making
  3. Collaborate with residents, governments, and businesses to accomplish positive environmental change
  4. Foster the development of environmental and community leaders through environmental education and employment
  5. Transform underutilized public sites into vibrant, accessible, green community spaces designed for and with local neighborhoods
  6. Champion durable, sustainable projects that promise lasting impact