We Look Forward To Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Act To Shape DNC’s Environment And Climate Platform

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 Continue Reading →

“Gutsy Woman” Peggy Shepard Featured In Hillary Rodham And Chelsea Clinton’s Book

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 Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Questions Beto On Climate Change During CNN’s Presidential Town Hall Special

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.

Mayor de Blasio Advances Citywide Environmental Justice Efforts With Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others

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 Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others Appointed To Cities Climate 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.

Harlem’s WE ACT Announces Date For NY State Environmental Justice Grant Applications

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) will announce the request for applications (RFA) for its Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant Program funded by the New Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Receives $1 Million For Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) in Harlem has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).