It is estimated that one in two women and one in three men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, and research points to chemicals in our environment as important–and preventable–risk factors.
What are your elected representatives doing about it?
For too long, the relationship between pollution and community health has been ignored, as well as the impact that reality has on Black, Brown, Indigenous, and low-income communities.
COVID-19 has shed a bright light on the consequences of “business as usual” and made it impossible to ignore the disparities in our society.
Elected officials don’t just matter during elections. What matters most is what happens while they’re in office. It’s time for local, state, and federal officials to put health first and protect communities whose lives are being disproportionately impacted by pollution, toxins, & toxic chemicals.
We created this guide to assist you in holding them accountable for decreasing and preventing harmful environmental exposures in your community.
Download the CFE guide on how to talk to elected officials, decision-makers, and community leaders about protecting our communities and making public health a priority for all.