WE ACT for Environmental Justice
In a WE ACT Minute
The Periodic e-Newsletter of WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Special Announcement
Vernice Miller-Travis
Vernice D. Miller-Travis 
WE ACT Co-Founder to Receive the Damu Smith Award
WE ACT for Environmental Justice is pleased to announce that Vernice D. Miller-Travis - our Co-Founder and Board Member - has been selected to receive the third annual Damu Smith Environmental Achievement Award. This award recognizes crosscutting collaborative work that has enhanced or increased understanding of economic security, ecological conservation, culture, or health. The award will be presented in a ceremony at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this coming Monday, November 9, 2009. (Please click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to read more about this award.)
The board and staff of WE ACT salute Vernice, and are proud to be associated with the incredible work she does on behalf of communities of color and low income everywhere.

Go Vernice!

Attention all Northern Manhattan Residents!
Do you enjoy using the new West Harlem Piers Park?

Would you like to see the adjacent building - the 135th Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) - put to use in a way that is both environmentally friendly and meets your community's recreational needs?

Then please make plans to join WE ACT and your fellow Northern Manhattan residents at a Community Forum to discuss plans for the redevelopment of the MTS on Saturday, November 21st from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm.
: City College, 160 Convent Avenue,
North Academic Building, Lecture Hall 1/203

Contact: James Subudhi - James@weact.org / (347) 465-8484.

To read up on WE ACT's MTS Campaign, please click