On July 16, 2018, Harlem World Magazine featured WE ACT’s statement on New York City’s new lead initiative. Read the Story
A presentation on environmental justice and healthy indoor environments delivered by Milagros de Hoz, WE ACT’s Environmental Health Programs Manager, to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health on June 22, 2018.
The Health Threats of Substandard Housing and Respiratory Illness in Low-Income Communities Whenever someone asks me where I grew up, I always pay homage to Bushwick, a working-class neighborhood in northern Brooklyn. But some of my earliest memories are from
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2018 Contact: Chris Dobens, 212-961-1000 ext. 320, firstname.lastname@example.org NEW YORK — As one of the most vocal champions for stronger lead poisoning policies, WE ACT for Environmental Justice applauds Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson and
Over the past twenty years, a joint research program has led to new discoveries on the environmental factors making kids sick. A new report released last week from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institute of Environmental Health
For Immediate Release June 13, 2017 Brooke Havlik, 212-961-1000 ext. 320 / 574.849.8576, email@example.com Coalition urges Mayor and Speaker to take immediate action on healthier housing NEW YORK, NY – The Coalition for Asthma-Free Homes brought together NYC Council Members, residents,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17th, 2017 Brooke Havlik, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, 212-961-1000 ext. 320, firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, D.C — Today, Scott Pruitt was confirmed as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pruitt’s record on climate and the environment
[:en]Working to prevent and remedy current threats from lead poisoning in New York City.[:]
We have created a prescription to address asthma and asthma disparities: healthy, affordable housing.
[:en]Our coalition asks federal agencies to make National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week more than symbolic[:]