The Rapidian

Place Matters.

Two stories featuring parents who are fighting to end childhood lead poisoning were told in local news this past week. Tabitha Williams, a leader in the grassroots parent group, Parents for Healthy Homes, won an award from WMEAC’s Women in Environment Symposium. Lyree Adams, a local mother, shared the story of her daughter Larissa’s lead poisoning due to lead paint on windows in their home. These two stories represent the voices of parents whose children are directly affected by the threat of lead poisoning in the community. They are just two of thousands more in the city. The Healthy Homes Coalition recognizes that... More
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