Harlem World looks forward to having WE ACT’s Executive Director and Co-Founder Peggy Shepard developing recommendations for the climate, environment, and energy planks of the 2020 Democratic Party Platform. The magazine reported on March 24, 2020 that she had been
Peggy Shepard, Executive Director and Co-Founder of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, has been named a member of the Democratic National Committee’s Environment and Climate Council’s Platform Committee. This committee is tasked with developing recommendations for the climate, environment, and
Peggy Shepard was showcased as one of the 22 women leading the environmental movement on Temboo’s blog. Read the Story
Fierce for Black Women, a lifestyle blog, featured Peggy Shepard as part of an article entitled, Black Women’s History in the Making: Fighting Climate Change. Read the Story
Peggy Shepard has been appointed Chair of the Environmental Justice Advisory Board by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The board will “develop a design and scope for the citywide environmental justice study, establish a publicly accessible online data
WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Peggy Shepard and Jane Fonda sat down for a one-on-one conversation on climate change, climate justice, and social justice at Le Chalet in Saks Fifth Avenue on November 5, 2019. The
Peggy Shepard is one of the “gutsy women” featured in The Book of Gutsy Women, a new book by Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea. The Clintons share stories of gutsy women who have inspired them over the years
WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Co-Founder & Executive Director Peggy Shepard was invited to CNN’s Climate Crisis Town Hall on September 4th, 2019 and asked Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke how he would help Americans deal with extreme heat, one
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.
Kaméa Chayne had interviewed Peggy Shepard on her Green Dreamer podcast on January 22, 2019. In a March 27, 2019 interview in MindyBodyGreen, Chayne was asked which guest surprised her the most, and she said WE ACT’s Peggy Shepard.