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#LeadFreeBaltimore International Lead Prevention Day of Action

October 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

#LeadFreeBaltimore begins with Black & Brown Voices.

Black Millennials for Flint, the first and ONLY African American and Latino civil rights and environmental justice organization advocating for the eradication of lead in partnership with The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Thursday Network Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals and the Children’s Environmental Health Network are hosting a Day of Action Kickoff for International Lead Prevention Week 2018 in the heart of Charm City–Baltimore, Maryland. From Freddie Gray to Korryn Gaines, lead in housing has both disproportionately and most violently impacted black and brown communities for far too long. On this day of action, volunteers, community leaders, activists and organizers will come together to make a call to action to eliminate lead in housing in the great City of Baltimore. The day will include canvassing, educating Baltimore residents about their rights to #LeadFreeHousing followed by a seminar featuring some of Baltimore’s most powerful leaders fighting the the good fight for a #LeadFreeBaltimore.

Speakers include:

LaTricea D. Adams | Founder CEO & President, Black Millennials for Flint

Dr. Lawrence Brown | Associate Professor, Morgan State University

Charles Jackson | Programming Coordinator, Morgan State University

Michelle Mabson | Chief Advocacy Officer, Black Millennials for Flint

Shanita Rasheed | Program Associate, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Dr. Sacoby Wilson | Environmental Scientist & Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health

Learn more about the event and register today: bit.ly/leadfreebaltimore.


October 21, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm