In response to the New York City Department of Buildings proposing a new set of rules for the implementation of Local Law 97 of 2019, WE ACT for Environmental Justice released the following statement:
WE ACT for Environmental Justice received a $6 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund.
Seven cancer causing-chemicals used as an artificial flavoring in a variety of food and beverage products have been banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thanks to legal action brought by WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
As one of the most vocal champions for stronger lead poisoning policies, Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice applauds Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson and the New York City Department of Health’s aggressive new initiative to reduce childhood lead exposure.
Earlier today, President Biden announced Executive Order 12898: Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All.
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.
In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, which forced school closures that created a sudden need for online educational content, WE ACT for Environmental Justice today introduced the first in a series of free online learning modules for children in grades 4-12.
On Thursday, January 30, 2020, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) will announce the request for applications (RFA) for its Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant Program funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) in Harlem has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Co-founder & Executive Director, WE ACT, will be highlighted as one of the esteemed speakers at the “Designing Health Systems Resilience” panel.
Vote Run Lead, the nonprofit that trains women to run for political office and win, is thrilled to announce the expansion of Vote Run Lead Action.
The Renewable Heat Now campaign and our allies across New York celebrate Governor Kathy Hochul’s inclusion of major pillars of the NY HEAT Act.
By WEACT Over the holiday break, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Lead Pipe Right to Know Act (S.5512/A.6115).
Harlem State Senator Cordell Cleare rounded out the year 2023, feeding and clothing hundreds of Harlemites and new migrants, at busy community-sponsored events.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, and New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Dan Garodnick today celebrated.