Resource Library

The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.

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M+R Strategic Services
This is an independent evaluation of foundation grants and project-based work to reform federal, state, and corporate policy on toxics.  The Forsythia Foundation, the John Merck Fund,...
Through an interview with Forsythia Foundation founder, Alison Carlson, an "Inside Philanthropy" article shares how and why the foundation invests in Safer Made, a fund to help companies and technologies...
Hundreds of communities face health threats from toxic exposures.   By investing in collaborative organizing -- such as...
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Nancy Stoner and Gail Bingham
Even after the Flint water crisis, millions of Americans still have unhealthy levels of lead in their drinking water with children and underserved communities disproportionately...
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NetGain Partnership
What does the digital security landscape look like for civil society organizations and how can grantmakers better identify groups that may face a higher cybersecurity risk?
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Angela Glover Maxwell
This article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review outlines how laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up...
HEFN Steering Committee
This document provides information on HEFN's membership policies, benefits, and dues schedule.
Drinking Water Report to the President
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
This report was presented to President Obama by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
United States Global Research Program
This report offers a scientific assessment of a growing public health threat, The Impacts of Climate Change...

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President Obama signs the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last year.
Blog posted on July 13, 2017
The story of last year’s passage of the first major piece of new environmental legislation in 20 years, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is much like the story of...
Smell Pittsburgh App
Blog posted on April 25, 2017
Over the past several years, the Environment & Health Program at The Heinz Endowments has prioritized work to help the Pittsburgh region become truly livable. But it is hard to imagine how a...

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