NYC Council Hearing To Expand Climate Mobilization Act While Safeguarding Affordable Housing

Members and staff from WE ACT for Environmental Justice will testify in front of the New York City Council today in support of Intro 1947. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based WE ACT Introduces Free Online Environmental Lesson For Kids

As parents and teachers struggle with the decision of how to get kids back to school safely, WE ACT for Environmental Justice has introduced another free online learning modules for children in grades 6-12. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant Award Winners

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York’s Environmental Justice Capacity Building Grant Program is awarding grants to support 18 community-based Environmental Justice organizations across the state. Continue Reading →

NY State Legislature Passes Hoyman/Fahy Bill Prohibiting PFAS Chemicals In Food Packaging

Today, the New York State Legislature passed legislation (S.8817/A.4739-C) sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Patricia Fahy that will ban the use of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) in food packaging. Continue Reading →

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 →