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The Road to a #LeadFreeShelby: Strategies for Centering Children’s Environmental Health

October 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

While the use of lead-based paint and lead-free gasoline has been banned for decades, issues of lead exposure and poisoning are still prevalent specifically in Black and Latinx communities. The Shelby County Tennessee Lead Prevention & Sustainability Commission presents: The Road to a #LeadFreeShelby: Strategies for Centering Children’s Environmental Health featuring both local and national experts, politicians and more sharing their perspectives on how we can achieve #LeadFreeCommunities.

Speakers include:

State Representative London Lamar

Councilwoman Michalyn Easter-Thomas

Mairi.Albertson, Deputy Director, City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development

Ruth Ann Norton, Executive Director, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

Sharon Hyde, Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee, Housing Program Manager, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

Betsy Shockley, Member, Shelby County Lead Prevention & Sustainability Commission

Moderated by: LaTricea D. Adams, Chair, Shelby County Lead Prevention & Sustainability Commission

Community Partners Include: 

Shelby County TN Lead Prevention & Sustainability Commission

Black Millennials 4 Flint

Memphis Urban League Young Professionals

Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

The Independent Parent, LLC

 

Details

Date:
October 7, 2020
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Website:
bit.ly/cehmemphis