WE ACT Board Chair, Rory Christian Named To The New York State Public Service Commission

The New York State Senate confirmed Rory Christian, a longtime supporter and current Chair of Harlem-based WE ACT Board of Directors, to Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission. Continue Reading →

New York State Legislature Passes Two Bills Reducing Exposure To Toxic Chemicals

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is celebrating the passage of two bills by the New York State legislature. Continue Reading →

Rep. Espaillat Introduces House Resolution To Address Impact Of Climate Change

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in support of his resolution, The Cecil Corbin-Mark Global Environmental Justice Resolution.

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NY City Council Passes Common Sense Lead Legislation To Protect NYC’s Children

Since successfully championing New York City’s Local Law 1 of 2004, Harlem’s WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been working with its partners across the city to demand enforcement of that law. Continue Reading →

Coalition For The East Harlem Waterfront Urges NYC Mayor To Include Repair Funds in Budget

The Coalition for the East Harlem Waterfront, a coalition of 25 East Harlem, City-wide regional civic organizations, is sending a letter to Mayor de Blasio today thanking him for his commitment to invest $284 million. Continue Reading →

WE ACT Reminds Us Of The Meet the Manhattan Borough President Candidates On Saturday

Join us for our March Membership Meeting at 10:00 AM ET this Saturday, March 13, 2021, and get to know the candidates running for Manhattan Borough President. Continue Reading →

WE ACT Action Alert: NYC Launches Environmental Justice Study & Seeks Community Input

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. Continue Reading →

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