Harlem-Based WE ACT And Others Suing EPA Over Lead Hazard Standards

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is one of several organizations that have joined forces to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court for failing to establish adequate protective lead hazard standards for older housing and child-occupied facilities. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based WE ACT Celebrates Passage Of Historic NY State Climate Legislation

After a three-year campaign, Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the more than 180 other organizations that comprise the NY Renews coalition are celebrating the New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). Continue Reading →

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 →

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials Continue Reading →

Regina Smith Talks Harlem Business On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Regina L. Smith, Executive Director of the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), as she talks Harlem Business, Equity, cannabis and much more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based WE ACT Briefing On Inclusive Renewable Energy Economy For Green Jobs

Congressman A. Donald McEachin (D-VA), co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force, in partnership with Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Garcia Announce A Plan To End Childhood Lead Exposure

Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today released the City’s Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure, following a 90-day review of all agencies’ policies related to lead prevention. Continue Reading →