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
Participate in our Summer Scavenger Hunt and win cool prizes while learning about Harlem history and environmental justice. Learn More & Play Here
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
If you have been through one of WE ACT’s Worker Training programs and want to help create and find more good, green jobs in Northern Manhattan, then you should come join our Worker Training Working Group, which meets the second
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
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
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.
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
JOIN WE ACT AND COMMISSIONER BISHOP AT UPTOWNCHATS ON MAY 15! This is the first installment in the second annual UptownChats event series designed to connect people to power in Northern Manhattan. Commissioner Bishop will speak and answer questions about current