Views From the Field: The Power of Collaboration for Environmental Health and Justice

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Publication Date: 
June, 2017
Major Issue: 
Environmental Health Basics
Issue Area: 
Environmental & Social Justice
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Hundreds of communities face health threats from toxic exposures.   By investing in collaborative organizing -- such as among grassroots organizations in impacted communities, health professionals, researchers, and environmental advocates -- partners can work together toward better health.

In a "Views from the Field" essay published by Grantmakers In Health, Carolyn Fine Friedman, Chair of the Fine Fund, discusses why investing in these partnerships can help secure safe solutions to local community environmental health threats.