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For Next Steps in City’s ‘Green New Deal’ and Covid Recovery, Coalition Offers Plan for 100,000 Climate Jobs

Though the coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread devastation for New York, it has hurt some communities more than others. New Yorkers of color have been more likely to die from the virus and, despite making up a larger share of so-called essential workers, have been more likely to lose their jobs because of the outbreak’s economic recession.…

NYC Elected Officials, Advocates Unveil New 100,000 Jobs Plan for Communities Hit Hard by COVID-19 and Climate Change 

For Immediate release – October 20, 2020 Contact:  Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646.866.9065 NYC Elected Officials, Advocates Unveil New 100,000 Jobs Plan for Communities Hit Hard by COVID-19 and Climate Change  NEW YORK – Advocates, community organizers, and elected officials participated in an online press conference today to unveil a plan to create 100,000 climate jobs in NYC for those hit hardest by Covid-19 and Climate Change.…


NY Workers Demand Covid-19 Safety Laws

Check out the video here. “If we’re not protected, we can’t take care of you.” New York state lawmakers and union leaders rallied on Wednesday for the state legislature to pass the NY Hero Act, laws governing Covid-19 safety standards.…