In response to the New York City Department of Buildings proposing a new set of rules for the implementation of Local Law 97 of 2019, WE ACT for Environmental Justice released the following statement:
WE ACT for Environmental Justice received a $6 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund.
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 action brought by WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
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 of Health’s aggressive new initiative to reduce childhood lead exposure.
Earlier today, President Biden announced Executive Order 12898: Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in partnership with the NYC Environmental Justice Advisory Board (which is chaired by WE ACT‘s Peggy Shepard), has launched the community engagement process for the Environmental Justice For All report.
In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, which forced school closures that created a sudden need for online educational content, WE ACT for Environmental Justice today introduced the first in a series of free online learning modules for children in grades 4-12.
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 York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
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).
Harlem’s WE ACT for Environmental Justice, in an inspiring collaboration with community leaders, local businesses, community-based organizations, and block associations.
Climate Week NYC 2023 officially runs from September 17-24, 2023.
A powerful assembly of environmental justice leaders recently convened in a press conference to articulate their staunch opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s contentious carbon rule proposal.
The newest episode of Harlem-based Black Public Media’s AfroPoP Digital Shorts premieres on Monday, August 21, with Portal from acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Evans.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice applauds the New York City Council for passing Introduction 0193-2022 today.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice held a rally in City Hall Park today to demand action from the New York City Council on extreme heat.