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 →

Senate Majority Protects NY Students From Harlem To The Hudson Expanding Speed Camera’s

The Senate Democratic Majority today passed legislation (S.4331) that will save lives by increasing protection of New York City school zones through expanded speed camera utilization. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A Coalition Of Faith Leaders And Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Come Together

Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie:

As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand prevailing wage mandates to include many more large construction projects in New York. Continue Reading →

Politicians Celebrate Al Sharpton’s Birthday During Harlem rally

Rev. Al Sharpton’s weekly rally at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem had a jovial air as the civil rights activist celebrated his 63rd birthday. Continue Reading →

Dozens Of Protesters At Success Academy Charter School Call For Dan Loeb’s Resignation

The NY Daily News reports that protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker. Continue Reading →

In Harlem, Al Sharpton Calls On Cuomo Donor Loeb To Resign

NY Daily News reports that the Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday vowed to raise hell until hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb steps down as chairman of the Success Academy charter school board. Continue Reading →

Prominent Political Donor’s Facebook Post Draws Condemnation From Harlem To Hollis

NY1 reports that a Facebook posting from a prominent political donor has turned an under-the-radar controversy that started with Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Senate Democrats into one that is now getting public reaction from around the New York political world. Zack Fink filed the following report. Continue Reading →

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