On April 22, we mark the 44th annual Earth Day. The environmental movement has become an increasingly complex world of climate change, carbon offsets, and emissions guidelines. While these big-picture issues can often seem far removed from everyday life, Goodwill NY-NJ encourages consumers to remember the widespread impact from the simple act of donating goods.
The East Midtown Partnership has long been concerned about accessibility issues -- remember, we worked with the Lighthouse almost ten years ago to install accessible crosswalk signals for visually impaired pedestrians long before the city embraced the concept -- so we were honored to be in attendance earlier this week for a special screening of The Commute in the Academy Theater. This short film, available on the Goodwill Industries website, sent a powerful message about accessibility challenges faced every day by people with disabilities.
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