Actions & Events
Find out what’s going on near you. Local and national actions bring us together to demand change.
by Lindsay Dahl, Deputy Director Judging our art contest was kind of like being an American Idol judge during the finale. Okay, so maybe it wasn’t that stressful, but let me say that the talented artists blew us away. While my personal artistic abilities fall short of fitting in the lines of my niece’s Harry […]
by Lindsay Dahl, Deputy Director Will you join us for a fun activity that will have a big impact in your community? We’re building up to a busy spring and we would like to work with you on submitting local letters to your newspaper. “Letters to the editor” as they are often called, are a […]
Stroller Brigades are a great way for the entire family to tell Congress to Pass the Safe Chemicals Act. Stroller Brigades allow moms and kids to have fun, while they stand up for their health rights.
Fall into Action for Safer Chemicals by Micaela Preston, Mindful Momma Blogger As the fall season is settling in, I notice my level of engagement is gearing up: the kids are back in school, I am involved with the PTA and new work opportunities are cropping up. Fall is an energizing time, a time to […]
<img class="asset asset-image at-xid-6a01157055c190970c014e8924be0b970d" style="float: right;" title="Pennsylvania-Stroller-Brigade" src="http://www.saferchemicals.org/images/resources/PA_Thurston.png" border="0" alt="Pennsylvania-Stroller-Brigade" It was a beautiful, summer day in Pittsburgh, PA, but instead of heading to the pool or the library; Kelly Day took her son Thurston to a local park to rally for toxic chemical reform. Kelly and hundreds of moms and kids participated in stroller […]
Mary Brune Tomorrow, August 11th, is my daughter Olivia’s birthday. My almost second-grader, who just finished reading the second Harry Potter book, is turning seven. It’s hard to believe. Tomorrow we’ll celebrate this milestone in the presence of family, give her gifts, and enjoy the Brune birthday staple: ice cream cake. But today, while the […]
The moms are supported by the American Nurses Association and other health organizations in a “National Day of Action” and by Actress Jessica Alba, herself a mother expecting her second child this month.
Eight national health and health professional organizations have joined an increasingly urgent nationwide call for new policies to reduce the use of toxic chemicals linked to serious diseases and disabilities.
Lindsay Dahl is the Deputy Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families I often wonder what will inspire people to take action on our issue when they’re juggling so many other priorities. What will it take to empower and excite people to pick up the phone and call their Senators? We’re often bombarded by multiple email […]
By Ana Mascareñas, Policy and Communications Coordinator, Physicians for Social Responsibility. While red carpet events are common in Tinsel Town, none are quite “The Toxies.” On June 16th, 2011 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, ten “bad actor chemicals” strutted their toxic way down the red carpet at this 2nd annual event! Using humor and […]