Resource Library

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

Kathy Sessions, Marni Rosen, The Jenifer Altman Foundation
An essay on approaching environmental health issues through grantmaking aimed at finding and addressing...
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.
Kathy SessionsMichael Lerner, Marni Rosen, Anita Nager, Pete Myers
A description of HEFN's first decade of work.
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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Field Partner Darryl Molina Sarmiento, Communities for a Better Environment
Blog posted on December 18, 2018
What more – or different – actions can funders and a funder group take to build multiracial majorities strong enough to protect environmental health and justice? HEFN dove into this question through...
Colorful welcome on brick wall
Blog posted on October 9, 2018
Shorey Myers, Executive Director of the Jenifer Altman Foundation and HEFN Steering Committee member, extends a personal invitation to funders to attend this year's HEFN Annual Meeting from Nov. 28-...

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