Our Director of Federal Legislative Affairs Kerene Tayloe was on the Leslie Marshall Show on August 14, 2019 talking about the Equitable & Just National Climate Platform and some of the work that WE ACT has been doing to achieve
On August 13, 2019, WE ACT’s Harlem Heat Project, Cooling Center Audit initiative, and Aditi Varshneya were featured in a Grist article on what New York City is doing to address heat and its impacts on the public. Read the
Peggy Shepard was quoted in a July 29, 2019 Gizmodo article on Washington Governor and Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s plan to address climate change in an equitable way. Read the Story
Zora, a new online publication for women of color, quoted our Director of Federal Legislative Affairs Kerene Tayloe in an article about the need for more Black female environmentalist. Read the Article
On June 27, 2019, WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Deputy Director & Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark was quoted in the New York Amsterdam News coverage of the passage of New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
On June 21, 2019, Harlem World Magazine featured our announcement about the passage of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, a historic bill that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout New York State by 100 percent by 2050. Although
Legislation Will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 100 Percent By 2050, With Utility Emissions Reduced 100 Percent By 2040 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2019 Contact: Chris Dobens, 212-961-1000 ext. 320, firstname.lastname@example.org ALBANY, NY — After a three-year campaign, WE
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
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
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.