Seven cancer causing-chemicals used as an artificial flavoring in a variety of food and beverage products have been banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thanks to legal Continue Reading →
As one of the most vocal champions for stronger lead poisoning policies, Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice applauds Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson and the New York City Department Continue Reading →
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).
Representative Adriano Espaillat in Harlem released the following statement on his bill, the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act of 2019.
2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of more than 20 Africans, from the Kongo and Ndongo Kingdoms in Angola, in Jamestown, Virginia.
The overt dehumanization and separation of children from their families, caging children in detention centers, unprecedented raids on the homes of immigrants, the misrepresentation of our communities as criminals and Continue Reading →
Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced a landmark bill today—the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019—the only federal cosmetic safety legislation that would immediately ban more than a Continue Reading →
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