Please join us on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2011 at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in LA to find out how we can continue progress with rules being developed by the Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), and voice your concerns about toxics in your community! We’ll have a workshop from 1:00-2:30, and a Community Forum with DTSC from 3:00-4:30.
PSR-LA’s recent day- long symposium “From Molecules to Movements: Building the New Green Economy from the Ground Up” provided a forum for exploring green chemistry, education, and economic development. Participants included more than 150 high school students from South Los Angeles, and representatives from over 30 community-based organizations and businesses.
California has embarked on a groundbreaking program to eliminate toxic chemicals from our every day consumer products. Many of these chemicals are linked to breast cancer and other life-threatening diseases. However, this program is in jeopardy due to enormous pressure from the chemical industry.