In a June 12th, 2019 article largely celebrating the new development along the East 125th Street corridor as a result of the planned Second Avenue Subway extension and the 2017 rezoning in the area, Crain’s New York Business did acknowledge
Our Director of Special Projects Michael Velarde was interviewed about our East 125th Community Visioning Action Plan, a community-centered development model for East Harlem, on The Next System Project podcast, which aired on May 31, 2019. Listen Here
As the summer approaches, we’ll continue our work on addressing the health effects of extreme heat in Northern Manhattan. Please RSVP if you can join us!
On April 30, 2019, Patch featured an article on the the East 125th Street Community Visioning Action Plan, which was developed by a coalition organized by WE ACT for Environmental Justice and designed to leverage the Second Avenue Subway expansion
Join us on Saturday, May 11th for our May Membership Meeting. This month we are focusing on the work we’re doing to achieve a “Just Transition” here in NYC. We’ll examine what Just Transition policy looks like at different sectors
On April 29, 2019, Harlem World Magazine featured the release of the community-driven recommendations designed to leverage the expansion of the Second Avenue Subway into East Harlem / El Barrio as an opportunity to strengthen the East 125th Street corridor.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Deputy Director & Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark was quoted repeatedly in an April 10, 2019 article on congestion pricing in Grist. Read the Article
East Harlem / El Barrio’s 125th Street corridor boasts the natural assets of a world-class cultural, business, and transportation center that could anchor good jobs, small businesses, green public spaces, and other services for the people who live, work, and
WE ACT’s Deputy Director & Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark wrote an Op-Ed in the March 20, 2019 Gotham Gazette that made a compelling case for electric buses and congestion pricing as a means to improving the air quality
The Freedom to Breathe tour is designed to draw attention to the immediate impacts of climate change in communities across the country, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice is supporting a number of community organizations participating in the tour through a