NYC Climate Heroes Nominations now open!

Do you know an outstanding New Yorker who is leading on climate action in amazing and innovative ways?  We want to know about them!  Submit your NYC Climate Heroes nominations by 11:59 PM Eastern on Monday, February 24th.

The Human Impacts Institute and the NYC Department of Transportation are looking for New York City's most impactful leaders on addressing the climate crisis in our City.  We are looking for activists, scientists, artists, policymakers, educators--anyone who is helping our City become more climate smart and helping our communities be more resilient to climate impacts. Anyone is eligible and we are particularly excited about elevating the work of people working in our frontline communities, women, youth, and POC.  

Eco-Salon: Animal Love Edition w/Nate and Hila

Join us and our 2019 artists-in-residence Nate and Hila for a night in appreciation of all of the crazy love that the animal kingdom has to offer. Help support our 2020 eco-arts programming and celebrate love that would do Animal Planet proud.

Thursday, February 13th

6:30 Doors 7:30 Show

FourFiveSix, 199 Richardson Street, Brooklyn, NY

Nate and Hila are a duo of emcees / writers / performers, who combine elements of Hip-Hop, comedy and performance art to explore and educate about ecology, sexuality and other socio-political topics.

Tax Workshop for Freelance Musicians, Artists and other Creative Professionals!

Join us and our 2019 artists-in-residence The Sound Mind Collective  to discuss everyone’s FAVORITE topic: TAXES. Attendees will walk away with access to online expense tracking documents, a financial planning calendar, and a multitude of other resources to help you navigate!


Thursday, February 13th


HII Hub at the Williamsburg Public Library, Bottom floor classroom

240 Division Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Global Climate sHeroes

We are so proud to have featured the stories of 12 amazing women from the Global South who are leading on climate in diverse ways at both the UN and at the COP25 climate negotiations in Madrid, Spain.  

See all of our Global Climate sHeroes featured in El Pais>>

We are now accepting applications for rewarding internships starting in February. Want to join our creative crew and make a positive human impact? Check out the positions that are available and submit your best today! 

Chief Operating Officer

The Human Impacts Institute is currently seeking a pro bono, volunteer Chief Operating Officer (“COO”)  for a 10 hour weekly commitment. The ideal candidate is interested in contributing their time to a growing organization and to have a role that extends beyond a Board Member to a hands-on business partner and advisor for the team.

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