We Look Forward To Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Act To Shape DNC’s Environment And Climate Platform

Today, the DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council announced its Platform Committee, whose members will be tasked with developing recommendations for the climate, environment and energy planks of the 2020 Democratic Party Platform. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Advances Citywide Environmental Justice Efforts With Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others

Mayor de Blasio today announced a number of efforts to advance New York City’s environmental justice efforts, including the appointment of Adriana Espinoza as Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice, and appointing Harlem’s Peggy Shepard as Chair of the Environmental Justice Advisory Board. Continue Reading →

Don’t Walk Run To WE ACT’s Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary First-Ever Fundraising 5K Fun Run

Harlem’s WE ACT sent us an invite to WE ACT’s first-ever fundraising 5K Fun Run this April in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Continue Reading →

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Signs Best-In-Nation Child Safe Products Act

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the Child Safe Products Act into law today. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Statement On New York State Styrofoam Ban

WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, in New York State. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others Appointed To Cities Climate Advisory Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced today the appointment of fifteen individuals to the New York City Climate Advisory Board ahead of the board’s first meeting today. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Announces Date For NY State Environmental Justice Grant Applications

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. Continue Reading →

WE ACT Receives Grant To Build Power Among NYCHA Tenants In Northern Manhattan

Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been awarded a $400,000 grant over two years. Continue Reading →


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