The Award Ceremony

Yonkers Green City Leadership Awards, April 25th, 2022.

Pictured: Yonkers' Mayor Mike Spano and Yonkers' Head of Sustainability Jason Baker with representatives from The Plant (Ray Ocasio, Brian Lindsey and Donell McCall) and the winners from Family School 32 and Roosevelt High School.
(Photo Credit: Maurice Mercado/City of Yonkers)


Born out of The Plant, a mission-driven real estate development and investment company, is a non-profit organization that leverages its physical footprint in Yonkers to empower our community of climate solutionists thru education, job training and art for a more environmentally, socially, and economically just future. was a proud sponsor of Yonkers' first-ever Green City Leadership Awards, recognizing local community organizations and students for their contributions towards improving the environmental health and sustainability of the City. At the ceremony held at Yonkers City Hall, Yonkers' Mayor Mike Spano said “Yonkers has led the charge in sustainability for the last decade, working with our not-for-profits, schools, city agencies, businesses and residents, I am continually impressed by our city’s vision, action and commitment to our environment."