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A Convening of Experts: Women’s Reproductive Health and the Environment in Los Angeles County

PSR-LA has served as an active advisor and planner for a July 2010 conference presented by The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Resource Center & Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health. This invitation-only convening of experts will focus on the intersection of women’s reproductive health and the environment, and cover breadth of topics related to communities, science, and policy.

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Oppose SB 4 – Stop Fracking and Protect Our Health

By simply permitting and disclosing oil extraction and chemical use in our communities, California will be facilitating and expanding our fossil fuel status quo. Responsible policy would be to stop this harmful and reckless activity by banning fracking and other non-conventional oil extraction because—from a health perspective–the facts demand it.

Press Release: Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals- Showdown with Chemical Industry, Health and Fire Safety Advocates

Public health, environmental, social justice, labor, and firefighter organizations gave testimony and submitted more than 87,000 signatures to support the revision. These signatures represent people from every state, and public interest organizations from 36 countries also sent letters, urging California to quickly move forward for improved fire safety without relying on toxic chemicals.

PSR-LA joins Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy at a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Sacramento – united for a toxic-free future and safe products for all.

Letter from the Executive Director: Our Health, Our Future

As PSR-LA approaches our 30th anniversary, I want to thank you for your loyalty and ongoing support. You have helped us grow from a small volunteer-based chapter with a single, imperative mission — to stop the arms race and nuclear proliferation of the Cold War — into a 5,000 member-strong organization that tackles a breadth of issues critical to human health, the environment, and survival.