ACAT News & Updates

Promoting a Culture of Health: The Role of Racial Equity in Healing our Nation’s Health Disparities

CHE-Alaska Webinar: January 27, 2021

In America, countless individuals and communities of color experience a heavier concentration of health risks and worse health outcomes than their white counterparts. Low birth weights, infant mortality, affordable housing, access to health care, food security, higher exposure to air pollution, contaminated water, lead poisoning, police violence, the list of inequities goes on.

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

CHE-Alaska Webinar: Recorded on December 2, 2020

 You can listen to the audio recording here, download slides for the presentation here, and read Grandjean’s responses to questions here.

On December 2 we heard from Dr. Philippe Grandjean 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

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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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