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Thursday, September 24, 2020
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Zoom Meeting
Environmental Studies Seminar Series 2020-2021
Engaging Diverse Publics Around Complex Environmental Issues
Syracuse Lead Crisis: A Panel Discussion with Local Researchers and Organizers
Thursday, September 24th
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Environmental Studies seminar series continues next week with a Panel Discussion on the Lead Crisis in Syracuse. The panel features local researchers and community organizers who have been devoted to stopping lead poisoning across the city. The discussion will be held virtually next Thursday, September 24th from 2:30-4pm. Please register here to receive access to the virtual seminar: https://forms.gle/TecE6WGjMenyXJGt6
Details on the panelists:
• Paul Ciavarri is a community organizer for Legal Services of Central New York and the lead organizer for the Syracuse-based Campaign to End Childhood Lead Poisoning by 2025.
• Darlene Medley is the West Side Branch Leader for Families for Lead Freedom Now, an organization working to give families a voice and end childhood lead poisoning in Syracuse and Onondaga County.
• Dr. Sandra Lane is a professor of public health and anthropology at Syracuse University and a research professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Upstate Medical University. She utilizes her CARE (Community Action Research and Education) model to study lead poisoning in rental property in Syracuse.
• Dr. Brooks Gump is a professor in the Department of Public Health at Syracuse University. His Syracuse Lead Study research project investigates how very low levels of lead in children’s blood can affect cardiovascular health throughout life.
Sponsor: Environmental Studies - Randolph G. Pack Institute
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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