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.
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:
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.
Earlier today, President Biden announced Executive Order 12898: Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All.
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Cumulative Impacts bill (S.8830/A.2103D).
The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), Harlem’s WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT).
This is the second in a series of events hosted by The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Climate School, and The City College of New York.
The New York Community Trust (NYCT) has awarded $223,000 to Black Public Media (BPM) to help Black documentary filmmakers create films about climate change and environmental justice.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice received a $6 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYC Environmental Justice Advisory Board today announced the commencement of a public comment period from August 5th to September 5th, 2021.
Today, the White House announced the members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.
In a 54-9 vote yesterday, lawmakers in the New York Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation aimed at addressing the high cost of energy bills from Harlem to the Hudson.
The Senate Democratic Majority today will advance landmark legislation to protect low-income communities and communities of color from bearing unfair and unsafe pollution burdens.
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, in partnership with the NYC Environmental Justice Advisory Board, today announced the launch of the community engagement process for the Environmental Justice For All report.