Author: Moms Clean Air Force

MCAF Blog Carnival: A Mother’s Day Gift

BY ON April 26, 2011
This year, mothers need to think big about what we want for Mother’s Day, because there’s just too much at stake. Threats to the natural environment are threats to our very motherhood, which is our ability to love and nurture our children and see them...

TOPICS: Uncategorized

REVIEW: RAISING ELIJAH

BY ON April 25, 2011
This piece was cross-posted on MotherTalkers, DailyKos, and MomsRising. As co-founder and co-publisher of MotherTalkers.com, I receive many books and products to review. I recently received an advance copy of Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children In An Age of Environmental Crisis, which is now available in hardcover...

TOPICS: Activism, Asthma, Autism, Pollution

COMMUNITIES OF COLOR FACE RISKS, STRONGLY SUPPORT CLIMATE ACTION

BY ON April 23, 2011
This piece by Jorge Madrid and Alejandro Garcia was originally posted at Climate Progress. This week we celebrate Earth Day, an international campaign for environmental awareness and protection. While this is a time to celebrate our planet, we are also reminded of the great environmental...

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