[act-ma] 3/28 “Change in the Air,” a forum on Asthma and Air Quality in Boston (Wed)

Joel Wool jwool at greendorchester.org
Sat Mar 17 08:27:53 PDT 2012


Health care and workplace safety advocates, environmental activists,
residents, patients, concerned neighbors:

Please be advised of the upcoming air quality forum at the Dorchester House
Multi-Service Center. Updated flyer & release linked. Forward widely!

Harvard’s NIEHS Center for Environmental Health will hold “Change in the
Air,” a forum on Asthma and Air Quality in Boston on the evening of
Wednesday, March 28. The forum will run from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. at the
Dorchester House Multi-Service Center (1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester,
MA). National Environmental Health Official Linda Birnbaum, PhD will join
local panelists (including Dorchester's Parent Leader Mary White) in a
conversation with guests to discuss the complex picture of issues
and policies that impact asthma rates and clean air. *Your input could
help shape the priorities for future projects in your area*. Check out an
(updated) forum
flyer<http://www.greendorchester.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/NIEHS-Forum-Flyer-Sm.png>
or
view the press release<http://www.greendorchester.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/NIEHS-Forum-PR.pdf>
.

The forum will run as a moderated dialogue between the panelists
and members of the community. No presentations, no lectures. Bring
your questions and ideas. All are welcome to participate! Vietnamese,
Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole translations will be
available. Light refreshments will be provided.
More on panelists here & in materials:
http://www.greendorchester.org/change-in-the-air-mar-28/. (Flyer and
release can also be found there).

 (Please direct any questions to Ann Backus, abackus at hsph.harvard.edu,
603-361-2141 or Kathryn Terrell, KTERRELL at hsph.harvard.edu. I will be in
Haiti Mar. 18 - 27 & unable to respond to queries.)

-- 
Joel Wool
C: (978)697-0361
E: jwool at greendorchester.org

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