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Leading Critic of Amazon in New York Calls for Immediate Worker Protections to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus in Amazon’s Warehouses

New York – Maritza Silva-Farrell, a leading critic of Amazon in New York and executive director of ALIGN, released the following statement today in light of the latest news that an Amazon worker in the borough of Queens has contracted the coronavirus: “Amazon’s warehouse workers have been mistreated and disrespected for years by Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s leadership.…

Governor Cuomo and State Leaders Must Protect All Workers, and Take Action Now to Build a New Economy

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2020 Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. Governor Cuomo and State Leaders Must Protect All Workers, and Take Action Now to Build a New Economy New York, NY – Today, ALIGN, an influential advocacy group that brings together labor unions, community-based organizations, and environmental justice groups across New York, released the following statement: “Many New Yorkers are living in a state of emergency right now as the coronavirus rapidly spreads.…


Our Future is at Stake: Top Climate Policy Leader Says Mayor de Blasio Must Prioritize Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in NYC Budget

For Immediate Release January 16th, 2020 Media Contact:  Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. Our Future is at Stake: Top Climate Policy Leader Says Mayor de Blasio Must Prioritize Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in NYC Budget New York, NY – Without larger annual budgetary investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, New York City will not adequately address climate change.…