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.

Reproductive Health

The estimated annual California state expenditure for just nine environmentally-related diseases (including childhood cancers, cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers and birth defects) is more than billion. Low-income, women of color often face the worst pollution and...

New Report Highlights Health Concerns for LA Environmental Justice Communities Living Fenceline to Oil Drilling

Liberty Hill Foundation released Drilling Down, a report detailing the health and safety concerns of neighborhood oil drilling operations in Los Angeles, particularly as they are experienced in LA’s Environmental Justice communities. Los Angeles is home to the largest...