Mission and Vision

OUR MISSION:

Our mission is to foster a community where residents and families of all income levels in Southwest Brooklyn’s neighborhoods can live, work, and thrive. Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. fulfills this mission by preserving and developing affordable housing, enforcing quality housing management practices, promoting small business economic development, and providing and linking residents to social services and resources to improve the quality of their lives.

OUR VISION:

Our vision includes the opportunity for individuals and families to enhance their dignity by achieving independence and productivity in order to empower them to become integrated contributing members of their communities.

A PLACE OF OPPORTUNITY…

…where young people can learn to participate in the wider world, and are enabled to make choices about their own futures…

…where adults of all ages have the opportunity to enhance their skills and increase their earning power…

…that offers both residents and non-residents the support they need to start and develop their own businesses…

PLACE TO LIVE, WORK, AND DO BUSINESS…

offering a variety of housing choices, both to low-income residents and to those who wish to remain in the community as their earnings increase…

…providing easy access to the retail, health, social, and community services needed to sustain strong neighborhoods…

…supporting a variety of cultural activities and opportunities that will enrich community life…

AN INTEGRATED COMMUNITY…

where people of different races, cultures, national origins and means live in harmony…

…where residential and industrial areas not only coexist but strengthen each other…

…reconnecting people and businesses to the waterfront…

…maintaining strong commercial, social and cultural relationships with the rest of the city, the region, the nation and the world…

REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT COMPANY…

Carroll Gardens Association will establish a real estate management company, with goals of providing increased revenues to CGA, and better serving the housing needs of lower income families in Brooklyn…