“There are two things that I value above all else for my kids: their education and their health. It should be easy, in this country, to take for granted that all children have a right to a solid education and to health care. We know that is not the case. Many children, particularly those in predominantly Black and Brown communities, face significant challenges in accessing quality education and quality health care. The effects of climate change and extreme heat further exacerbate these disparities.”
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Here’s a Mother’s Day reflection on the emotional support an active—and growing—climate community can provide.
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In an executive order, Biden declared a new Office of Environmental Justice positioned inside the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Federal agencies are now mandated to structure their policies through the prism of how toxic pollution and the climate crisis impact minority and Native communities.
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¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to EcoMadres’ monthly newsletter! EcoMadres is a program of Moms Clean Air Force that is empowering and mobilizing Latino communities to fight for clean air, equitable climate change solutions, and protections from toxic chemicals. Learn more…
Many of the beauty products marketed to women of color contain high levels of toxic chemicals that cause cancer and reproductive harm. This interview with Dr. Astrid Williams, a public health expert and the Environmental Justice Manager for Black Women for Wellness discusses the threats Black women face from the beauty industry and what women can do about it.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan announced historic rulemakings to address pollution from the transportation industry. Here’s the speech Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Manager Liz Hurtado gave at EPA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
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Soot pollution is exceedingly high in communities of color in every single state. See how your state stacks up.