African-American Community

Mothering, Mentoring and Mental Health: A Conversation with Children’s Advocate Kalishia Mitchell

BY ON November 2, 2017
This was written by Moms Clean Air Force’s communications specialist, Sasha Tenenbaum: How do people experience a changing climate – not just physically, but emotionally? The mental health impacts of climate change – stress, anxiety, and depression – weigh heavily on those living with mental...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Children's Health, Motherhood, Social Justice, Virginia

Moms and Children Went to the Hill … and Then They Danced

BY ON October 5, 2017
Moms Clean Air Force joined forces with the environmental justice group, Green for All and Climate Parents on Capitol Hill last week to fight proposed EPA budget cuts, and to urge action on climate change. Women lawmakers echoed our message at a press conference. They...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, EPA, Florida, Latino Community, Massachusetts, MCAF News, Tennessee, Washington DC

“Hurricanes Show Us Why Our Children Need a Strong and Independent EPA,” says the Father of Environmental Justice

BY ON September 18, 2017
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Dr. Robert D. Bullard. Dr. Bullard is known as the “father of  environmental justice.” He has been a leading campaigner against environmental racism: We have spoken previously about frontline and “fence-line” communities surrounded by a variety...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Children's Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Social Justice, Texas