Call To City, State, And Federal Government To Create Fund To Cover All Funeral Expenses (Spanish)

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez states that New York City has been the epicenter of a national pandemic that has taken the lives of over 17,000 New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Statement On New York State Styrofoam Ban

WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, in New York State. 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 Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea. Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces Drug Overdose Deaths Decrease From Harlem To Hollis

After seven consecutive years of increasing drug overdose deaths, the Health Department today announced a decrease in the number and rate of overdose deaths from 2017 to 2018 but cautioned the epidemic is not over. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Community Highlights Participatory Budgeting Results

On Monday, May 13th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by community leaders and District 10 residents as he announced the funded Participatory Budgeting Projects for Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →