March 29- Webinar – Fracking in California: Oil company efforts to gag doctors and public health researchers about its impacts
Join us for a March 29th webinar as we provide an overview of oil and gas extraction in California, discuss fracking and its impacts on public health and the environment, and lay out the various regulatory and legislative efforts underway to address the quickly expanding use of fracking in California.
March 19 & 20 – Changing the Paradigm: The Intersections of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma Informed Care and Nonviolent Child Raising
Join Echo Parenting & Education for the historic Changing the Paradigm conference – an opportunity to explore and discuss the intersections of childhood trauma, trauma informed care and nonviolent parenting.
Guest speaker, Tom Hayden is a former State Senator and leader of Sixties peace, justice and environmental movements. As founder and Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City, CA, Hayden remains a leading voice for ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan, and reforming politics through a more participatory democracy.
Feb 19 – Health Reform, Medicare, and Medicaid: The Future of Social Programs in an Era of Political Division
Dr. Kominski will discuss the future of health reform and the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the context of the highly polarized political environment that has permeated the debates over these essential safety-net programs.
When: January 27, 2:30-4:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Public Library Martin Luther King Auditorium 601 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401 RSVP: Admission is free so please bring a friend! What: An invitation to all physicians and healthcare professionals and advocates to attend a free screening of The Healthcare Movie. As all who are in medicine know, healthcare—its [...]
When: January 26, 4-6 pm Where: The Neighborhood Church 507 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach CA 90802 What: CEHAJ, LAPWG and the BHC Air Quality Work Group will be hosting a community festival at The Neighborhood Church in Long Beach to update residents on the I710 expansion and BNSF SCIG railyard proposal. Participants will be able [...]
Grammy-winning Ozomatli, Love in the Circus, Earth Harp, and 100 artists are featured at a unique pre-Inaugural party in an effort to elevate the subject of global warming to the top of the Obama agenda.
When: Jan.16, 9-4:30 pm, Jan.17, 9-12:30 pm Where: CAL EPA BUILDING 1001 I ST, SACRAMENTO, CA LIVE WEBCAST AVAILABLE RSVP: REGISTER HERE [...]
Learn more about this herbicide and the roles that health professionals can take in changing our pesticides and chemicals policies.
Join us for an intimate and dynamic afternoon full of speakers, green community vendors, music, organic food, artists, and activists.
November 19 – A Generation in Jeopardy: Ever stronger science on pesticide harm to children’s health
What is the role of pesticides in triggering the chronic health conditions that kids today are increasingly facing? Register for a free webinar series today.
PSR-LA Board Member Jimmy Hara MD will speak on “The Humanitarian Consquences of Nuclear War” on Saturday November 17 at Soka University.
Join Assemblymember Holly Mitchell, the 47th Assembly District Environmental Cabinet, and Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles (PSR-LA) for a free movie screening of Food Inc., written and directed by Robert Kenner.
You may have heard a lot about Proposition 37 lately — the measure to label genetically engineered (GE) foods California. Monsanto and other pesticide and agribusiness giants have injected $36 million to wage a deceptive ad campaign that is inundating our TV, radio, and internet.
Join us for a one day presentation by leading experts on childhood lead poisoning prevention and other environmental toxins. A collaboration of Southern California Health and Housing Council, LA County Public Health–CLPPP, PSR-LA, LA Housing Department and the Healthy Homes Collaborative.