la-county-iris-cantorPSR-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 a breadth of topics related to communities, science, and policy.

The aim of the conference is to create a cross-disciplinary dialogue and to collaboratively identify key priority areas for action in Los Angeles County over the next 2-3 years.  PSR-LA has long-engaged in advocacy work at the intersection of women’s reproductive health and the environment. Recent highlights include being featured in reports by the Women’s Foundation and the Movement Strategy Center, conducting  physician training on women’s reproductive health and chemicals, and advocating for state and national chemical policy reform.

For more information, contact Martha Dina Argüello, PSR-LA Executive Director at (213) 689-9170, ext. 101, marguello@psr-la.org.