Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, HBCAC works as one of the community partners with Susan Teitelbaum, PhD, for the five year BCERP research project - Breast Cancer Genomics in Windows of Susceptibility to Endocrine Disruptors, translating and disseminating information at community outreaches.
New York State Breast Cancer Support & Education Network Inc.,
NYSBCSEN is the only statewide network of community-based breast cancer organizations in
Just Green Partnership (JGP)
A clean and safe environment is every person’s birth right. It is not a commodity to be distributed based on purchasing power, nor a privilege to be distributed based on political power. Safeguarding the natural environment is inseparable from promoting social justice. All people have a right to a world free of exposure to harmful chemicals in our air, water and food, where children grow up healthy with every opportunity to thrive. We seek to build a healthy economy that provides good jobs producing clean products and services.
The Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc. (HBCAC) and the Learning Disabilities Association of New York State, Inc. (LDANYS) would like to acknowledge the generous support of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) toward a campaign that educates the public about preventing pollution at home and in our communities. Through the HBCAC Look Before You L.E.A.P. ™ educational environmental program, families learn about the health effects of four environmental toxins that are prevalent in our homes: Lead, Endocrine Disruptors, Air Pollution and Pesticides.
Look Before You L.E.A.P. ™ not only provides resourceful information, but offers safe alternative choices for families to help them make better purchasing decisions. For more information about this innovative program please visit: www.ribbet.org.
The vision for the NYSP2I is to foster the transformation and development of sustainable businesses and organizations in New York State in a collaborative program committed to making the State a leader in environmental stewardship. For more information about NYSP2I visit: www.nysp2i.rit.edu/.
The Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition
HBCAC is a not-for-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the ultimate eradication of breast cancer through education and awareness. Our mission is to focus on prevention methods while actively helping those who are faced with a positive diaganosis.
The Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC)
746 New York Avenue, PO Box 1446 Huntington, NY 11743
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ)
Through training, coalition-building, and one-on-one technical and organizational support, the Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) works to level the playing field so that people can have a say in the environmental policies and decision that affect their health and well-being. They believe that individuals and communities have the power to play an integral role in promoting human health and environmental integrity.
Citizens' Environmental Coalition (CEC)
Citizens' Environmental Coalition (CEC) was founded in 1983 by community leaders organizing to clean up toxic sites. Today, CEC has grown into a coalition of over 100 community, labor, health and environmental groups. CEC brings the grassroots to the statehouse, working with citizens across the state to create safe and healthy communities. CEC coordinates an Alliance for a Toxic Free Future with over 70 groups that are working to prevent harm from toxic chemicals by promoting green market shifts and reforming government policies.
Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP)
Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field.
Mount Sinai Childrens Environmental Health Center
Importance of Children's Environmental Health
In many ways, children in
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) . The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.