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Climate Works for All

THE CRISIS Climate change continues to have severe and long-term effects on New York City residents. Although all New Yorkers will be impacted, low-income residents will disproportionately shoulder the burdens created by this crisis.…

Transforming Transit

ALIGN is spearheading bold campaigns to fix New York City’s public transportation system in ways that confront climate change and systemic inequality head-on.  …

New York Renews

Days after world leaders in Paris reached a historic global climate agreement in December 2015, a statewide movement was launched for the purpose of bringing good jobs and clean energy to New York.…

Transform Don’t Trash

The commercial waste industry in New York City is highly polluting, inefficient, and disproportionately impacts  communities of color and workers. The vast majority of waste is transported by heavy trucks to and from waste transfer stations in a handful of low-income communities and communities of color.…

Low-Wage Workers Rising

ALIGN and members of our long-standing alliance are fighting for the rights of workers in the low-wage economy, where rapid automation is further eroding workers’ economic security.

Past Campaigns

REAL AFFORDABILITY FOR ALL New York City is at a breaking point. Nearly half of all residents are living near the poverty line.…