Harlem’s WE ACT For Environmental Justice Helps Ban Cancer-Causing Flavorings

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 →

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). SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD Continue Reading →

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 →

OpEd: In New Year And New Decade WaHi Students Share Vision For Climate Justice

Last week, as the world watched, four local high school students and two teachers from uptown were recognized for their climate activism while leading the Times Square ball drop on Continue Reading →

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