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.
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.
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
After speaking at a press conference on Capitol Hill in support of the Green New Deal on March 26, 2019, WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Director of Federal Legislative Affairs Kerene N. Tayloe, Esq. was quoted in the New York
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 Contact: Chris Dobens, 212-961-1000 ext. 320, email@example.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joining Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and representatives