Resource Library

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

, Marni Rosen, The Jenifer Altman Foundation
An essay on approaching environmental health issues through grantmaking aimed at finding and addressing environmental conditions at the root of health problems....
Elizabeth Grossman, Yale Environment 360
A study finds that even low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals--used in everything from plastics to pesticides--can have serious effects on human health. These...
Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, Angel O. Torres
This book examines the relationship between a community's physical conditions and health burdens. The book was published by the American Public Health...
Addressing Public Health and Chemical Exposures
National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures Leadership Council
This is the Executive Summary of an action agenda developed as part of a National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical...
Los Angeles Collaborative for Environmental Health and Justice, a project of the Liberty Hill Foundation
The Hidden Hazards report reveals new evidence of air pollution hazards and exposure in some Los...
President's Cancer Panel Report 2008-2009
President's Cancer Panel
The President's Cancer Panel devoted its 2008-2009 activities to examining the impact of environmental factors on cancer risk. This report presents the Panel's recommendations to...
National Institutes of Health
This is a two-page fact sheet from the National Institutes of Health on the health effects of climate change.
Michael Lerner, Marni Rosen, Anita Nager, Pete Myers
A description of HEFN's first decade of work from 1999-2009.
Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
Jill Stein, Ted Schettler, Ben Rohrer, Maria Valenti, Nancy Myers
This report examines the lifetime influences of environmental factors on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and their underlying pathologic...

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Dolores Huerta (front row, 3rd from right) and community activists from the San Joaquin Valley.
Blog posted on September 4, 2019
HEFN's 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in Fresno in the thick of California’s San Joaquin Valley, which holds a number of valuable lessons for the rest of the country, as the United States...
Kathy Sessions
Blog posted on July 27, 2019
In 1999, Michael Lerner at the Jenifer Altman Foundation and his colleagues were concerned that the health of people, wildlife, and ecosystems all were being harmed by toxic pollution, but they saw...

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