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.
By nick|January 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Promoting a Culture of Health: The Role of Racial Equity in Healing our Nation’s Health Disparities
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
By nick|November 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on December CHE-Alaska Webinar: Adverse effects of PFAS on Immune System Health: Complicating recovery during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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
By nick|October 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Protecting Children’s Environmental Health While Re-opening Schools: Recommendations from the Healthy Schools Network