Rachel Frazin | The Hill, 2022 | Article
On June 28, 2022, WE ACT for Environmental Justice's cofounder and executive director Peggy Shepard was profiled in The Hill, from her early advocacy days here in West Harlem to her current work advising the Biden administration. Read the profile.
Consulate General of France in New York, 2021 | Article
On September 29, 2021, Peggy Shepard was formally awarded the French Republic's Knight of the National Order of Merit by Consul General Jérémie Robert at the Consulate General of France. The honor recognizes her pioneering work in environmental justice. Read the story from the Consulate General of France.
U.S. Department of State | YouTube, 2021 | Watch
On April 23, 2021, Peggy Shepard addressed President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate, a two-day gathering of leaders from around the world to discuss how we can best work together to address the climate crisis. She was introduced by Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory. Watch her remarks.
EDF+Business Degrees, 2021 | Listen
Peggy Shepard was interviewed on the EDF+Business Degrees podcast published on January 18, 2021. She discusses her journey from journalism to becoming one of the most recognized voices in environmental justice along with thoughts on the Biden administration and environmental justice in 2021. Listen to the interview.
MetroFocus, 2020 | Watch
In an interview that aired on September 23, 2020 on MetroFocus, which is broadcast on PBS TV stations WNET, WLIW, and NJTV, Peggy Shepard discussed environmental justice, climate justice and racial justice as part of Climate Week. Watch the interview.
Jeff Berardelli | CBS News, 2020 | Watch
Peggy Shepard was featured in a story about environmental racism on CBS News that aired on July 17, 2020. She was also interviewed live afterwards to discuss the implications of the National Environmental Policy Act rollbacks. Watch the story and read the full interview.
Dare I Say | Harper's BAZAAR, 2020 | Listen
In November 2019, Peggy Shepard sat down with Jane Fonda for a one-on-one conversation on climate change, climate justice and social justice at Le Chalet in Saks Fifth Avenue. The event, sponsored by American Express, was recorded for the Harper's BAZAAR Dare I Say podcast series. Both are known to speak their mind, and the resulting conversation produced some memorable moments — from environmental justice and the Green New Deal to the roles of women and people of color in climate activism. Listen to the conversation, which aired on May 8, 2020.