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Take Charge of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved...Environmental Justice

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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This month, the Community Health Series Partnership (CHSP) is focusing on environmental justice, including commentary from Carlos T. Carter, President and CEO of the Urban League of Pittsburgh. Q: Carlos, the term ‘environmental justice neighborhoods’ is intended to denote the structural inequities and systemic racism that have contributed to more of our region’s Black residents being exposed to environmental hazards like air and water pollution, toxic waste, and climate change. What are ways in which environmental hazards contribute to poor health outcomes that you’ve seen among individuals and families served...

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