ACAT News & Updates

December CHE-Alaska Webinar: Adverse effects of PFAS on Immune System Health: Complicating recovery during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHE-Alaska Webinar: December 2, 2020 with Dr. Philippe Grandjean

Join us on December 2 from 9:00 – 10:00 am Alaska Time (1:00 – 2:00 pm ET) to hear about the latest research on PFAS contamination and their effects on immune system health. This is Part 3 of a four-part series on PFAS organized by Alaska Community Action on Toxics as part of the Alaska PFAS Summit.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have

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Protecting Children’s Environmental Health While Re-opening Schools: Recommendations from the Healthy Schools Network   

CHE-Alaska Webinar: Recorded on October 28th, 2020

Click the following link to listen to the recording – https://youtu.be/IQMND-AiMgU

Click the following links to view and download Barnett’s presentation slides and accompanying handout.

On October 28th, CHE-Alaska was joined by Claire Barnett, founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Schools Network, to discuss environmental health and justice aspects of schools re-opening across the US. We talked about a recently released collaborative playbook researched and released by the Healthy Schools Network and the

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Career Opportunity: Operations Manager

Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) is a non-profit, statewide organization. We seek a full-time manager to direct operations that support all of ACAT’s endeavors. Each of ACAT’s staff members must be able to work independently as well as inter-dependently with other staff and board members to achieve ACAT’s mission: We believe everyone has a right to clean air, clean water, and toxic-free food. Driven by a core belief in environmental justice, ACAT empowers communities to eliminate exposure to toxics

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