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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 for the NEW YORK CITY office
We are accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Organizing Manager
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Communications Manager
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).

Current Openings for the WASHINGTON, DC office
We are accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Government Affairs Manager
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).

To apply for any of these positions, email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples (if required) to evelyn@weact.org. No phone calls or recruiters please.

RFP for TCTAC Strategy & Outreach Consultant
WE ACT has issued an RFP for a Strategy & Outreach Consultant to support WE ACT and the TCTAC Steering Committee in the creation of a comprehensive outreach strategy to ensure that all eligible communities and organizations throughout New York and New Jersey – including rural and remote regions – receive access to the services provided by the TCTAC. The RFP can be downloaded here (PDF).

To learn about and apply for our Cecil Corbin-Mark Fellowships, visit this page.

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