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WE ACT for Environmental Justice is a 501(c)(3) Northern Manhattan community-based membership 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.

WE ACT’s staff is made up of a dynamic team of activists, lawyers, community organizers, public health experts, and local residents of Harlem. We are committed to the mission of achieving environmental and climate justice both in New York City and nationwide.

Current Openings
We are accepting applications for a Director of Voter Engagement. This position will be based in our New York City office, and the job description can be downloaded here (PDF). Email your cover letter, resume, writing samples, and references to evelyn@weact.org. No phone calls or recruiters please.

We are also accepting applications for a Voter Engagement Community Organizer. This position will also be based in our New York City office, and the job description can be downloaded here (PDF). Email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to evelyn@weact.org. Again, no phone calls or recruiters please.

And we are accepting applications for an Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator. This position will also be based in our New York City office, and the job description can be downloaded here (PDF). Email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples in PDF format to evelyn@weact.org. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Communications Interns
We welcome intern applicants interested in virtually supporting our communications team, particularly if you are studying communications, design, or public relations. Submit those resumes and cover letters to both chris@weact.org and evelyn@weact.org.

Graphic Designer & Copy Editor – Freelance

We invite bids for for a Graphic Designer and/or Copy Editor for a one-time project. This opportunity will work with our Federal Policy Office in Washington, DC. The Request for Proposal can be downloaded here (PDF). Email your proposal in PDF format to evelyn@weact.org and dana@weact.org. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

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