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
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