Fighting Asthma in Communities of Color

BY ON June 6, 2011
This piece by Stephen Lacey was cross-posted at Think Progress. The Center for American Progress Action Fund, a sisterorganization of CAP, is leading a campaign to curb asthma and other harmful health effects from coal-fired power plants. This campaign is already underway and it will continue until...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Coal, Economics, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

Making It All Work

BY ON June 3, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at The Green Phone Booth. I’ve been a working mom since September, and I’m still trying to figure out how to balance mothering, working, being a wife, taking care of my home (ha! cleaning is GONE) and continuing to move toward...

TOPICS: Activism, Pollution