The American Lung Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection are working together to provide radon test kits to Pennsylvania residents who have not yet tested their homes for dangerous radon gas. Visit their website to request a free kit.
Get the Lead Out, Pittsburgh is a public awareness campaign designed to shine a light on lead poisoning in Allegheny County, help families who are impacted by lead poisoning, and enact changes to make our community safer.
ACTION Housing is Pittsburgh’s largest non-profit developer, they exist to help people improve their lives by offering quality, affordable housing. ACTION has operated the Weatherization Assistance Program for the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Washington, and Greene Counties for 25+ years.
Where and When? December 9, 2022 Virtual
8:30am– Welcome from Phil Johnson, Heinz Foundation on the Healthy Schools PA State of the Schools Report
9:00-10:00am: First Keynote speaker: former Climate Advisor to the Obama Administration and Activist, Molly Kawahata
10:00-11:00am Panel — Teaching Hope to the Next Generation of Climate Leaders in the School Environment
11:15-12:15pm – Second Keynote Speaker: Research Scientist and Deputy Indoor Environment Group Leader in Energy Analysis and Environmental Impact Division at Lawrence: Dr. Rengie Chan
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Break for lunch
12:45– 1:15 pm: Expert presentation on what it takes to promote and protect healthy school environments across PA
1:15 – 2:30 pm – Learning from Experts and Innovators’ Award-Winning Initiatives in School Environmental Health featuring PA Green Ribbon Schools.
2:30pm– Close with final remarks from Healthy Schools PA Program Manager, Shannon Meyers
Together, we can ensure a safe and healthy environment for our children and those who devote their lives to shaping them into the next generation of leaders. Join engaging panel discussions among community leaders, policymakers, advocates, scientists and families from across our region, state and nation for the Healthy Schools Pennsylvania Summit on December 9, 2022.
Register for this free, virtual event using the link below: