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The Family and Fire Fighter Protection Act (S. 4630-A/A. 5418) will remove highly toxic chemicals from homes in New York State. These chemicals are found in many flame retardants, which are often applied to your mattresses, upholstered furniture, children’s car
The Truth About Flame Retardants: They’re Poisoning Us
By Emma Urofsky & Robbie M Parks Public green spaces are cornerstones of our communities. Some, like Central Park, have become cultural icons, distinguishing landmarks. Beyond their aesthetic appeal, public green spaces also confer health benefits to those who make
Public Green Spaces: Racism, Heat, and Barriers to Access
Why We Need New York City to Enforce Local Law 55 of 2018   Sokhna Seye and Temera Degroot, high school students attending The Beacon School, are concerned about the enforcement of Local Law No. 55 of 2018. This New
Enforcing the Law for Healthier Homes
As part of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Land and Healthy Homes Coalition, WE ACT for Environmental Justice staff and six members of our Healthy Homes Working Group traveled to Albany on March 11, 2019 to advocate for
WE ACT in Albany: Healthy Homes for NYCHA

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