Economic Justice

What is HEAP? The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a funding program from the federal and state government that assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling costs, energy crisis assistance, weatherization, and energy-related home repairs. In New
Home Energy Assistance Program
Extreme heat events are increasing in frequency, severity, and duration in New York City. There are a number of negative health impacts from extreme heat, including heat stress, dehydration, dizziness, and fainting. These impacts can lead to hospitalization, worsening of
NYC Cooling Centers
  The Challenge On average, New Yorkers with a low or moderate income and New Yorkers of color pay a disproportionately higher percentage of their household income on energy. For many, their energy bill is their second largest monthly expense,
Energy Efficiency
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
We Are El Barrio Workshops
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
June Worker Training Working Group Meeting

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