Resource Library

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

Hundreds of communities face health threats from toxic exposures.   By investing in collaborative organizing -- such as...
HEFN Steering Committee
This document provides information on HEFN's membership policies, benefits, and dues schedule.
SSIR Curb Cut Effect Image
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...
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...
The Value of Environmental Health Services
National Environmental Health Partnership Council
This report sheds light on the economic value on the very environmental health services that prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments. ...
A Prüss-Ustün, J Wolf, C Corvalán, R Bos and M Neira
The World Health Organization estimates that 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4...
This "Views from the Field" essay published by Grantmakers In Health highlights research on health impacts of hydraulic fracturing and...
CDC Climate Impacts on Health Graphic
This report is designed to introduce grantmakers to issues and opportunities that lie at the intersection of climate change and health.

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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...
Blog posted on March 31, 2017
Some would say that the climate change and health connection is having its “moment.” It could not have arrived too soon. Environmental funders have, to a large extent, provided the primary...

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