Harlem-Based WE ACT Peggy Sheppard Responds To SCCC Climate Crisis Action Plan

Today the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a report, titled “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient and Just America.” Continue Reading →

Harlem is..HEALING Is Expanding Honorees And Adding Digital Programs To The List

The response has been extremely strong to a new digital campaign by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group to celebrate local Harlem heroes.

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WE ACT Launches Free Online Learning Modules To Teach Kids About Environmental Justice, So They Can Act

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. Continue Reading →

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 →