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 →

Northern Manhattan Community Celebrates Earth Day!

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Executive directors from participating organizations honored Earth Day and announced the official programming for the Uptown Car Free Day NYC. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale A. Brewer Distributing Free Reusable Bags From Harlem To Houston On Earth Day

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced that for Earth Day, which falls on Monday, April 22, 2019, her office will be distributing reusable grocery bags for free at greenmarkets and grocery stores from Harlem to Houston. Continue Reading →

Global Strays Hosts Cocktails With Fine Art Photographer Ted Barkhorn (Photos)

Celebrating a mutual commitment towards compassion for all, Global Strays (www.globalstrays.org) the international animal rescue charity co-founded by Elizabeth Shafiroff, partnered with Ted Barkhorn, contemporary fine art photographer, to launch his first New York exhibition at NOVO LOCALE, 263 Bowery, NYC. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressional Member Adriano Espaillat Statement On Earth Day

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of Earth Day, which has been celebrated since 1970 to encourage efforts to protect and preserve the environment. Continue Reading →

Earth Day Meaningful Tips To Teach Our Children

By Deborah Salazar Shapiro

“The earth laughs in flowers,” said the American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. I believe the earth not only laughs in flowers but also in trees, animals, fruits, and vegetables! Continue Reading →

The Air Is Cleaner From Harlem To Hollis Than It Has Ever Been Since Monitoring Began

In recognition of Earth Day on Sunday, the Mayor announced the release of DOHMH’s latest New York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS) results, which found continued improvements in air quality. Continue Reading →

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