Creating a safe community where families can thrive requires us to acknowledge and address the harmful impact of climate change and environmental hazards through programs, education, research and advocacy.
This working group will take actions that include:
The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade
Air Alliance Houston
The Mom and Baby Action Network (M-BAN) is working with a national action-oriented coalition of cross-sector partners to address inequities in maternal and infant health, including environmental justice. M-BAN partnered with The Sierra Club, The Honest Co., and local moms to create awareness about the water emergency in Hawaii. Learn more about how Americans near the Red Hill leak do not have access to clean, safe water for consumption or household use.
NCEH works to prevent illness, disability and death from contacts between people and the environment. Its staff is committed to protecting the health of vulnerable populations — children, the elderly, and people with disabilities – from certain environmental hazards.
Learn about the EPA's Office of Environmental Justice. Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.