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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:

  • Chief of Staff
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Carbon Justice Policy Specialist
  • Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Energy Justice Senior Policy Manager
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Employment Coordinator
    Based in our New York City office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Workforce Development Associate
    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:

  • National Coalition Director
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • National Coalition Manager
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Policy Director, Clean Air & Water (Attorney)
    Based in our Washington, DC office. The job description can be downloaded here (PDF).
  • Senior Communications 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.

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

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