Workers Rebuilding Their Own Communities
On the four year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, it is important for New Yorkers to reflect on the progress we have made not only building a more resilient City but also in building a more just and equitable City.
How Reforming the Public Waste Sector Can Address Air Quality Issues in Environmental Justice Communities
Decades of lax regulatory policies have permitted commercial waste haulers and facilities to prioritize their bottom line above the environment, community health, and worker welfare.
How NYC Can Renew Its Solar Program to Benefit Workers and Community
Restart Solar, a new report by the Climate Works for All Coalition recommends reforms to the City solar program that will help:
Establish stronger labor standards for good jobs, safe worksites, and local hiring programs targeted towards low income communities, communities of color, and women to give them the opportunity to become an important part of our city’s climate workforce.