"We applaud this huge step forward toward powering New York with clean energy and good local jobs,” said Maritza Silva-Farrell, Executive Director of ALIGN. “The growing renewables sector can and must benefit communities and workers.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, August 5, 2016Contact: Lenina Nadal, Communications Director, ALIGN, 347-896-3459
ALIGN’s Board of Directors Announces the Leadership Transition of Executive Director Matt RyanNew York- On August 4th, the Alliance for a Greater New York’s (ALIGN) Board of Directors announced the upcoming leadership transition in November of Executive Director Matt Ryan.…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, June 1, 2016Contact: Danielle Filson, email@example.com, 646-335-0443
Historic Coalition Unites Labor, Environmentalists & Grassroots Organizations in Push for Climate ActionGroup Aims for New York to Be Climate Leader with Nation’s Strongest Renewable, Clean Energy BillNYS Climate & Community Protection Act Would Help Create New Green Economy, Provide Social Justice for Those Most Impacted by Climate ChangeAlbany, NY – Demanding good jobs, healthier communities, and frontline justice with 100% clean, renewable energy, hundreds of New Yorkers converged on the State Capitol on Wednesday to call on Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers to support the NYS Climate & Community Protection Act (A.10342) – the nation’s strongest climate protection bill.…
"This is a major victory for our coalition and for countless New Yorkers. Through intense advocacy and organizing, we demanded a better plan with deeper affordability, and that’s what the New York City Council has secured. We are very grateful to City Council Members Jumaane Williams, Ritchie Torres, Donovan Richards, and Ben Kallos for their tireless leadership on behalf of the most vulnerable low-income New Yorkers. They played a crucial role in securing a stronger, more robust affordable housing and rezoning plan,” said Maritza Silva-Farrell, Campaign Director of Real Affordability for All.
Transform Don’t Trash NYC, a coalition of labor, community, and environmental groups pushing to transform how New York City disposes of its commercial trash, released a new animated video to raise awareness about the challenges and dangers of New York City’s commercial waste industry.
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