WE ACT member & CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism student Diara Townes put together a short audio documentary on how New Yorkers are addressing the public health & inequality challenges amplified by climate change. She included interviews with WE
Concerned about climate change? Want to see more renewable energy? Tired of energy policies that favor the wealthy and those in power? Join us and the Energy Democracy Alliance for a day-long trip to Albany on May 29th to meet
In a May 15, 2019 article in the Brooklyn Eagle, our Co-Founder & Executive Director Peggy Shepard was asked to explain the role of legacy pollution in exacerbating the impacts of climate change in low-income communities and communities of color.
RSVP Here There’s only about a month left in the current New York State legislative session so we need to turn up the pressure so that they pass the strongest possible version of the Climate and Community Protection Act! Friday,
In a May 13, 2019 Grist Magazine article about the increase in intensity, frequency, and duration of extreme heat events driven by climate change, WE ACT’s Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark was quoted talking about urban
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!
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
WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Deputy Director & Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark and Community Organizer & Outreach Coordinator Aditi Varshneya were quoted in an April 25, 2019 article in US News & World Report that explores the effort involved
In addition to continuing to advance our campaigns on Energy Efficiency and Extreme Heat, this month’s meeting will feature a representative from the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) who wants to share their ideas for a sustainable, equitable, and
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