Environmental Health Resources
The Center develops education materials with the guidance of our CASB and lead partner WE ACT that are culturally relevant and provide practical information. Our fact sheets, brochures, newsletters and other materials focus on a major environmental pollutant and provide information on the Center’s latest research findings with tips how to lower or avoid harmful exposures.
Environmental Health and Justices Organizations and Other Resources
Below you will find resources from our partners, interactive websites, national advocacy organizations, and governmental agencies that can help you create a healthier and environmentally safe home and world for your family.
- Tox Town: Learn about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public’s health in color, graphics, sounds and animation on this interactive website.
- Breast Cancer Fund: Learn cancer prevention tips by clicking on the highlighted pictures on this website.
- WebMD Health: How Healthy is Your Home? Check out this educational collaboration between WebMD Editorial and Healthy Child Healthy World.
National Advocacy Organizations
Children’s Environmental Health Network
This national multi-disciplinary organization’s mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
The Center favorites:
Environmental Defense Fund
Learn how you can get involved with EDF’s lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems
Environmental Working Group
Look up the toxicity of your favorite personal care products or learn which fruit has the most about of pesticides on EWG’s databases.
Natural Resource Defense Council
Take action with the expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals at NRDC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about toxic substances and your environment
Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is responsible for protecting public health through regulation and supervision of food safety and other consumer products.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
This government program aims to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.
Learn about some of the terms used on this site and in our research. English and Spanish are available.