As famous rapper J.Cole once said, “Lemme take y’all back man as I do so well…” It’s January 2016. You’re on the way to the gym to keep that New Year’s resolution you had made about being healthier. Driving in
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2018 Contact: Chris Dobens, 212-961-1000 ext. 320, email@example.com WASHINGTON — The American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Food Additives and Child Health is a monumental step in protecting the health and well-being of all
On July 16, 2018, Harlem World Magazine featured WE ACT’s statement on New York City’s new lead initiative. Read the Story
In this July 11, 2018 Grist article on the impact of extreme heat, WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Stephan Roundtree, Jr. discusses the work we are doing to help New Yorkers learn about and locate neighborhood cooling centers during
In this July 11, 2018 Manhattan Times article on the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, WE ACT’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Peggy Shepard talks about the work WE ACT has been doing and the impact it has had on the
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