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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM MAPS
Site Link: http://www.weact.org/gis/index.html
Direct Link: http://www.weact.org/gis/samplemaps.html
Description: With the GIS mapping capabilities available at WEACT by its full-time staff person, WEACT has developed a number of usefull maps over the last few years that they have made available to their partners and constituents. Some have been accomplished in collaboration with community individuals and fellow non-profit environmental organizations. The various maps show a number of elements from health related data (asthma & lead) to the location of polluting facilities (bus depots). A small subset of which have been included here.
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UPTOWN EYE (Current Issue: Fall 2002)
Site Link: http://www.weact.org/publications/uptowneye/index.html
Direct Link: http://www.weact.org/publications/uptowneye/contents.html
Description: You can only download the latest version of our newspaper using this page. To download archived issues, visit the "Site Link" or "Direct Link" listed above. Download the Fall 2002 issue of our Uptown Eye bi-lingual newspaper, the key tool that WE ACT utilizes to communicate with residents and community leaders and inform them of significant quality of life issues impacting Northern Manhattan. The publication focuses on environmental issues impacting the Northern Manhattan community.
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EARTH CREW NEWSLETTER (Past Issues)
Direct Link: http://www.weact.org/programs/leadership/earthcrew.html
Description: Since its inception in 1994, the Earth Crew Youth Project has provided a unique opportunity, for Northern Manhattan youth to learn about their urban environment and enhance their community. Earth Crew, which began as a summer project, has since expanded into an after-school project as well. During the school year, the Earth Crew youth are engaged in more than 300 hours of training and service. Here you can download two of the Earth Crew newsletters.
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HARLEM ON THE RIVER PLANNING DOCUMENT
Direct Link: http://www.weact.org/hotr/index.html
Description: Recognizing the enormous opportunity to improve the environment and promote economic and sustainable community growth, two community organizations, West Harlem Environmental ACTion, Inc. (WEACT) and Manhattan Community Board 9 (CB 9), sought funding to initiate a three phase planning process to guide development along the waterfront. In 1998, the U.S. Department of Energy agreed to fund a community-driven planing effort to develop a plan for the Harlem Piers area called Harlem on the River.
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PEOPLE OF COLOR ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS DIRECTORY
Site Link: http://www.ejrc.cau.edu
Direct Link: http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/poc2000.htm
Description: The People of Color Environmental Groups Directory 2000 is the only resource guide of its type in the country. The current edition of the directory lists more than 400 people-of-color groups from 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, up from 200 groups in 1992. Created as a standard reference guide, the directory is designed to help environmental justice organizations network with one another, as well as aid public and private decisionmakers reach community constituents and stakeholder groups. The directory is free. Copies can be obtained from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation's Publication Request Line at (800) 645-1766 or by visiting their website at www.mott.org, or more directly, by filling out the following form on their website.You can download the guide through the Environmental Justice Resource Center by visiting the Direct Link above for more information.
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  • I. Introduction, Acknowledgments, Preface, Table of Contents (2.26 MB)
  • II. Environmental Justice in the 21st Century (2.04 MB)
  • III. Voices From the Grassroots (2.96 MB)
  • IV. People of Color Groups in the United States and Puerto Rico (620 KB)
  • V. Environmental Justice Resource Groups (496 KB)
  • VI. Legal Resource Groups (162 KB)
  • VII. People of Color Groups in Canada (183 KB)
  • VIII. People of Color Groups in Mexico (134 KB)
  • Annotated Bibliography 1980-1999 (240 KB)
  • Selected Environmental Justice Videos (106 KB)
  • Related Web Sites (118 KB)
  • Index (89.2 KB)
  • Blank Data Forms (588 KB)

 
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