A new report from the American Lung Association finds more than 4 in 10 people (135 million) in the U.S. live with polluted air, placing their health and lives at risk.
The New York Community Trust has announced $9.9 million in grants to 53 nonprofits, so they can make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and help the city become more resilient and equitable.
The Senate Majority is passing the 2021-2022 State Budget that makes historic investments in education, the environment, and economic recovery.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced three new initiatives to maintain clean streets across New York City and help spur on the City’s recovery.
RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum, said, “The Senate budget proposal embraces progressive values that working New Yorkers can get behind…
Today, the Senate Majority will pass its one-house budget resolution that delivers emergency aid to help New York recover from the COVID-19 pandemic from Harlem to the Hudson.
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.
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.
District Council 37 (DC 37), New York City’s largest municipal labor union, today announced a new training initiative to prepare workers for energy efficiency jobs related to addressing the impact of climate change.
New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) Commissioner Lisette Camilo today announced that the City has opened 58 fast electric vehicle charging stations to power City fleet vehicles.
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a bold recovery plan for all New Yorkers as part of his 2021 State of the City address and unveiled the City’s recovery website: RecoveryForAll.nyc.gov.
On behalf of our staff, 800-plus members, and the more than 650,000 residents of Northern Manhattan, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) thanks New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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