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  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 6 rsvps
    Buunni Coffee in New York, NY

    Inwood Climate & Health Taskforce

    Build skills to drive change in your own community

    WE ACT is looking for 20-25 community members to participate in future meetings for the Inwood Climate & Health Project.

    Task Force Member Activities:

    1. Educational Workshop
      • Attend an Environmental Health Education workshop, where you will strengthen your knowledge of a specific climate and health concern affecting Inwood
    2. Advocacy & Action Planning
      • Create an action plan with WE ACT for addressing climate change issues in Inwood
    3. Reviewing
      • Review the action plan that WE ACT finalizes and provide initial feedback
  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    1854 Amsterdam Ave, 2nd Floor (WE ACT Office)

    August 2019 Climate Justice Working Group Meeting

    The Climate Justice Working Group is made of WE ACT members working together to implement the Northern Manhattan Climate Action Plan while building community leadership in support of climate justice Northern Manhattan and beyond. We meet at WE ACT’s NYC headquarters – 1854 Amsterdam Avenue, 2nd Floor – every 4th Wednesday of the month.

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 7 rsvps
    WE ACT Office in New York, NY

    August Worker Training Working Group Meeting

  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 50 rsvps

    #WeAreElBarrio

    A Series of Free Workshops on How to Improve East Harlem’s Environmental Sustainability and Preserve the Neighborhood’s Historic Homes and Cultural Identity

    Our neighborhood is at a crossroads, facing a number of threats including climate change, development, and gentrification. WE ACT for Environmental Justice, in collaboration with Ascendant Neighborhood Development and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, are offering a series of free public workshops to help protect, preserve, and strengthen our community.

    Thursday, Sept. 5th: 6:00-8:00 PM

    • Introduction & Climate Resiliency Workshop by WE ACT for Environmental Justice - Because of climate change, many parts of East Harlem are likely to experience more flooding and severe and more prolonged heatwaves. Participants will learn what needs to be done to protect their neighborhood from both climate change and gentrification.

    Wednesday, Sept. 11th: 6:00-8:00 PM

    • Preservation 101 Workshop by Ascendant Neighborhood Development - Participants will discuss what needs to be preserved in the community and learn about the various tools of preservation, landmarking buildings, and tax credits.

    Thursday, Sept. 19th: 6:00-8:00 PM

    • Arts & Culture Workshop by Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute - Participants will learn how arts and culture can inform urban design in East Harlem as a means of preservation.

     

    Lunch & Refreshments, Childcare & Activities, and Spanish-Language Interpretation will be provided. This site is accessible.

     

     

  • Friday, September 06, 2019 at 10:30 AM · 20 rsvps
    WE ACT Office in New York, NY

    30hr OSHA Orientation 9-06-2019

  • Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM · 5 rsvps
    TBD

    September 2019 Membership Meeting: Good Green Jobs

    We will be discussing energy efficiency and good, green jobs. Including the Green Workers Cooperative, the Green City Force, and the Ban the Box Bill. There will be guest speakers as well.