ACAT News & Updates
Podcast Available – A Holistic Approach to Public Health: Addressing Toxic Exposures, Environmental Justice, and Intergenerational Trauma
CHE- Alaska call, recorded November 28, 2018
Lynn P. Freedman, JD, MPH, discusses current work to transform the field of public health and how community leadership is vital to preventing health harm. Alaska Native people and other Indigenous peoples face health disparities that can only be remedied if we think about public health and conduct public health work in a more holistic way. Lynn P. Freedman is a professor
Podcast Available: Whitewash – The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science – A conversation with author Carey Gillam
Veteran investigative journalist Carey Gillam talks about her book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. In her award-winning book, Gillam exposes how Monsanto “whitewashed” the scientific data on the herbicide glyphosate (a key ingredient in Round Up) to validate its safety.
Do you have a knowledge of and a passion for environmental and social justice issues? We are seeking committed people in Anchorage to work on our voter engagement campaign. As a canvasser for ACAT you’ll get an inside understanding of the fight for environmental justice. ACAT canvassers will work in our office located in Anchorage. This position is temporary, October 15 – November 6, 2018.