Meet Elisa Batista, an MCAF member who fights air pollution in her Latino community, focusing on protecting children and making citizen voices heard.
Read the story of one Chicago family’s fight against an outdated coal-fired power plant that’s polluting their neighborhood and increasing asthma symptoms.
La protección de la Ley de Aire Limpio, así como de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (EPA por sus siglas en inglés), debe ser nuestra prioridad número uno como padres. Podemos estar …
Read about how the chemical industry uses campaign contributions and big money lobbying to keep dangerous chemicals in children’s products.
Read some suggestions from one MCAF mom who loves to read to her daughter about science, clean air and the environment.
Read about Dr. Robert D. Bullard and hear what he has to say about environmental justice, a movement he is credited with founding.
Read about the new Spanish version of the EPA’s program “My Right To Know”, a series of maps providing information about potential chemical exposure.
Learn why all citizens, particularly Latinos who are disproportionately affected by pollution and its health consequences, need to be politically active.
Como muchos latinos de los Estados Unidos yo me crié -en Miami- creyendo que sí uno trabajaba duro y se sacrificaba, podría realizar cualquier meta. Uno no necesitaba ni dinero ni fama …
Learn about lead poisoning and the things you can do in your home to protect your child from this serious health risk.
Learn why Latino communities have a very high rate of asthma and why it is difficult for families in these communities to manage the disease.
For English, click here. Cuando recibí un correo electrónico con el asunto titulado, “UNA EPIDEMIA LATENTE DEL ENVENENAMIENTO POR MERCURIO DE SUS USOS MÁGICO-RELIGIOSAS Y ETNOMÉDICO EN COMUNIDADES LATINAS Y CARIBEÑAS,” sentí …