NY Congressional Candidates to Discuss Race, Equity and Environment

For Immediate Release
April 28, 2016
Brooke Havlik, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, 212-961-1000 ext. 320 brooke@weact.org

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)

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