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 →

WE ACT Receives Grant To Build Power Among NYCHA Tenants In Northern Manhattan

Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been awarded a $400,000 grant over two years. 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’s Ydanis Rodriguez Talks TLC’s Role In The Taxi Medallion Crisis

Northern Manhattan’s Ydanis Rodriguez Talks TLC’s Role In The Taxi Medallion Crisis from Harlem to Hollis, Queens:

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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 →

NYC Health Department Announced Start Vaccinating Raccoons In Several Uptown Parks

The Health Department announced today that it will start vaccinating raccoons in several northern Manhattan parks. Continue Reading →

Whole Foods, Amazon And Chase Launch Donation To Support Whole Planet Foundation

Whole Foods with a store in Harlem announced today that Amazon and Chase also with a store in Harlem will donate an amount equal to 2% of in-store and online purchases made with an Amazon Rewards Visa Card. Continue Reading →

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