“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 →

Harlem’s WE ACT Supports The Safe Cosmetics And Personal Care Products Act Of 2019

Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced a landmark bill today—the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019—the only federal cosmetic safety legislation that would immediately ban more than a dozen of the worst toxic chemicals. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Questions Beto On Climate Change During CNN’s Presidential Town Hall Special

In case you missed CNN’s Climate Crisis Town Hall, Peggy Shepard had an opportunity to ask Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke how he would help Americans deal with extreme heat. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s WE ACT Celebrates Passage Of NY State Child Safe Products Act

As WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s staff and members met with New York State legislators in Albany, New York to discuss four legislative priorities regarding toxic chemicals in everything from food to personal care products yesterday, Continue Reading →

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials Continue Reading →

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