Women for a Healthy Environment is an environmental health non-profit organization focused on community-based public health and health in the built environment.
WHE’s main program areas Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools, Healthy Early Learning Centers, Community Health, and Health Policy address all levels of the socioecological model in order to empower communities to advocate for systems change for healthy environments for all in our region to thrive.
Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE) educates individuals about environmental risks to human health, provides action steps communities can take to mitigate those risks and advocates for solutions that better protect the region. We serve parents, students/children, school and early learning personnel, health and community-based organizations, with an emphasis on those living in underserved communities.
Making a positive changes is entirely within our reach. We provide free programming, technical assistance and resources to community members, providing a solutions-based approach to addressing environmental exposures.
Today we are joining other public health professionals during National Public Health Week 2020 and highlighting the impact of healthy housing, especially during this extended