In the Biomonitoring 101: Assessing Exposure & Increasing Baseline Data webinar, presenters from the California Department of Public Health explained the basics of biomonitoring. Biomonitoring is a tool used by the state to measure chemicals in a person’s body.
Over the summer, PSR-LA hosted a series of webinars focused on exploring examples of policy solutions to the challenges of hazardous and incompatible land uses. If you missed our Green Zones and Clean Up Green Up webinars, you can watch them online here.
Physicians’ Organization Objects to San Onofre Deal: Edison Settlement Increases Health and Security Risks
A deal struck today between Citizens’ Oversight and Southern California Edison encouraging the utility to use its efforts to relocate the highly irradiated spent nuclear fuel may dramatically increase health and security risks for communities in Southern California and the Southwestern United States.
PSR-LA Board President Dr. Bob Dodge will join Rep. Judy Chu and Rev. Haruyoshi Fujimoto at an August 24 luncheon hosted by Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace.
By Lesly Tobon, senior student at Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School in Los Angeles. PSR-LA was delighted to meet Lesly and her fellow students and faculty at ADOMHS this summer and learn about their efforts to declare their school (and others) as Nuclear Weapons Free Zones.
The Membership Coordinator will work closely with PSR-LA’s management team to cultivate, educate, and manage our member base, develop relationships and partnerships with the broader health community, and support the organization’s development efforts.
On April 29th, residents of South LA and organizational allies will celebrate the 1992 uprising at Future Fest – a community festival that will combine arts, advocacy, and community to celebrate South LA’s resilience, lift-up the community’s collective vision, and discuss community priorities for change to move forward.