Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Co-founder & Executive Director, WE ACT, will be highlighted as one of the esteemed speakers at the “Designing Health Systems Resilience” panel.
Environmental justice advocate Peggy Shepard will deliver the keynote address at Columbia Climate School’s inaugural Class Day ceremony.
Peggy Shepard began her journalistic career as the first African-American field reporter at the Indianapolis News.
Today, the DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council announced its Platform Committee, whose members will be tasked with developing recommendations for the climate, environment and energy planks of the 2020 Democratic Party Platform.
Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, she is one of the “gutsy women” featured in The Book of Gutsy Women, a new book by Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea.
In case you missed CNN’s Climate Crisis Town Hall, Peggy Shepard had an opportunity to ask Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke how he would help Americans deal with extreme heat.
Today, the White House announced the members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.
Today the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a report, titled “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient and Just America.”
Mayor de Blasio today announced a number of efforts to advance New York City’s environmental justice efforts, including the appointment of Adriana Espinoza as Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice, and appointing Harlem’s Peggy Shepard as Chair of the Environmental Justice Advisory Board.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced today the appointment of fifteen individuals to the New York City Climate Advisory Board ahead of the board’s first meeting today.
In a landmark finale to COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Dubai, UAE.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, and New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Dan Garodnick today celebrated.
Environmental justice organizations and local municipalities will have an opportunity to learn about a new resource designed to help them identify, navigate, and pursue federal funding for environmental justice by attending a webinar on Monday, October 30th at 5:30 PM.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice and its partners – NYSERDA, Pratt Center, Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, Kinetic Communities Consulting, USL Technology Inc, and Green City Force – have officially launched the Manhattan Clean Energy Hub.
Climate Week NYC 2023 officially runs from September 17-24, 2023.