Tracey L. Pinkard is a long time resident of Gowanus Houses and the co-founder of Gowanus Houses Arts Collective. GHAC reaches neighborhood teens through the arts and connects them with local artists. As a community leader, she currently serves as the vice President of Gowanus Houses Residents Association. She is also the Parent Coordinator at Brooklyn Collaborative School a public 6 -12 grade school located in Carroll Garden. She has three children: Tamara, Dior and Jalen.