WE ACT Response to Mayor’s OneNYC Plan


WE ACT Executive Director Statement on Mayor’s OneNYC Plan


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2015

CONTACT: Stanley Fritz, 212-961-1000 x320 347-208-4919 / stanley@weact.org 

NEW YORK –April 23rd, 2015 Mayor De Blasio released OneNYC the sustainability and resource blueprint for New York City. The plan covers several components of the City including; housing, transit, employment, and environmental issues.

WE ACT Executive Director, Peggy Shepard released the following statement:

 The Mayors OneNYC plan is a broad strategic vision for managing this diverse city. We applaud the framework of equity and commitment to environmental justice. We look forward to working with his office, on ensuring that metrics and timetables are advanced so that by next Earth day, we can all be proud of the City’s progress towards a sustainable OneNYC

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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 assuring 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 WEACT on Facebook and Twitter.