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Join Us!

If you share our vision for a better Long Island and believe in this narrative, you are in the right place!

#WeAreLongIsland grew out of the Good Neighbors Initiative funded by the Long Island Community Foundation (and other funders below) to build local power on Long Island through community organizing supported by participatory grantmaking.

We Are . . .

  • Connecting organizations to infrastructure funding.

  • Supporting leadership development by holding space for collaboration and community input.

  • Building organizational capacity with shared tools, shared services, shared learning, and partnership opportunities.

  • Offering training initiatives and creating connection.

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Membership in #WeAreLongIsland is open to all organizations and community members who want to improve community organizing infrastructure and capacity on Long Island.

Membership Benefits

  • Build trust, solidarity, organizing capacity & people power

  • Get access to our Community Organizing Hub

  • Use shared resources & tools

  • Get invitations to Training and Leadership Development

  • Get access to Grant Opportunities

  • Join our monthly meetings

  • Come hang-out at our quarterly socials

  • Attend networking events

  • Find partners for campaigns and grants

  • Share in decision-making and help us build a stronger Long Island that works for ALL


  • Complete the membership application

  • Attend in-person membership orientation and narrative training within 3 months of membership

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