Women for a Healthy Environment is a non-profit environmental health organization that educates residents about public health risks and addresses environmental toxins in the built environment.
WHE’s main program areas – Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools, Healthy Early Learning Centers, and Health Policy – empower individuals to protect themselves, their families, and advocate for systems change.
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.
Become informed on environmental issues affecting our health and the health of those we care about.
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
WHE presents Ms. Leah Thomas, author of the “The Intersectional Environmentalist” and founder of eco-lifestyle blog @greengirlleah. Ms. Thomas uses her passion for writing and creativity to explore and advocate for the critical yet often overlooked relationship between social justice and environmentalism.