WE ACT for Environmental Justice

For The Federal Policy Office

  • Amount
    $260,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    8/2/2021
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
This grant will support WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Federal Policy Office. In conjunction with the Equitable and Just Climate Forum, WE ACT will conduct research on federal policy options that protect the health and safety of environmental justice communities in Northern Manhattan and nationwide. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.weact.org 
Address
1854 Amsterdam Avenue 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10031, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for the Federal Policy Office  
This grant will support WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s Federal Policy Office. In conjunction with the Equitable and Just Climate Forum, WE ACT will conduct research on federal policy options that protect the health and safety of environmental justice communities in Northern Manhattan and nationwide. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for the Clean Power, Clean Air, Cleaner Communities Campaign  
The Clean Power, Clean Air, Cleaner Communities campaign is a national effort by local environmental justice groups to promote healthier communities through increased use of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and decreased reliance on fossil fuels. Funding from the Hewlett Foundation will help support West Harlem Environmental Action's Federal Policy Office to connect environmental justice groups in key states with policy makers, and to ensure that voices from vulnerable communities are a part of the federal and state energy policy debates and implementation plans.
for the Clean Power, Clean Air, Cleaner Communities Campaign  
The Clean Power, Clean Air, Cleaner Communities campaign is a national effort by local environmental justice groups to promote healthier communities through increased use of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and decreased reliance on fossil fuels. Funding from the Hewlett Foundation will support West Harlem Environmental Action’s Federal Policy Office to connect environmental justice groups with state policymakers, with the aim of ensuring that vulnerable communities are a part of state energy policy debates and implementation plans.

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