Advocates and councilors push solutions for extreme heat and dangerous air

“Extreme heat is not an isolated problem. It is intertwined with other injustices like urban development and racist infrastructure,” said Rami Dinnawi, a representative of the Williamsburg Bridge community human rights organization. “We need to support community-led initiatives to mitigate the effect of extreme heat.”


Advocates gathered at City Hall Park Thursday calling on the city to come up with a plan to address the extreme heat.

This story was produced by student reporters at the City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative for Youth (CLARIFY).

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