NY-13 Congressional Candidates to Discuss Equity, Race, and the Environment





Brooke Havlik (WE ACT) brooke@weact.org212-961-1000 ext. 320
Jordan Levine (NYLCVEF) jlevine@nylcv.og917-392-8965

NEW YORK, NY — WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF) will host a Congressional District 13 Candidate Forum to discuss environmental justice issues impacting Northern Manhattan residents. The forum will provide a unique opportunity to ask candidates where they stand on issues such as: air pollution, climate change, gentrification, and healthy indoor environments.

WHAT: A NY-13 congressional candidate forum to discuss equity, race, and the environment.

MODERATOR: The forum will be moderated by WE ACT Executive Director Peggy Shepard and NYLCVEF President Marcia Bystryn.


  • Adriano Espaillat
  • Mike Gallagher
  • Suzan Johnson-Cook
  • Adam Clayton Powell
  • Keith Wright
  • Guillermo Linares
  • Clyde Williams
  • Daniel Vila Rivera

WHEN: Thursday, April 28th at 6:00 p.m. The program will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Manhattan Pentecostal Church (535 West 125th Street)


West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice) is a Northern Manhattan community-based organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. Follow WE ACT on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund  (NYLCVEF) engages and educates New Yorkers on environmental issues and the environmental decision-making processes at the local, regional, state and federal government levels. NYLCVEF fosters open, nonpartisan discussion on environmental policy and empowers New Yorkers to be effective advocates on behalf of the environment.