East Harlem is at a crossroads, facing a number of threats including climate change, development, and gentrification. WE ACT for Environmental Justice, in collaboration with Ascendant Neighborhood Development and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, is offering a series of free public workshops to help protect, preserve, and strengthen our community.
Thursday, September 5th – 6-8 PM
Introduction & Climate Resiliency Workshop
by WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Because of climate change, many parts of East Harlem are likely to experience more flooding and severe and more prolonged heat waves. Participants will learn what needs to be done to protect their neighborhood from both climate change and gentrification. RSVP HERE
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
120 East 125th Street (between Park & Lexington)
This site is accessible. Dinner & refreshments, childcare & activities, and Spanish-language interpretation will be provided.