To assure that people, especially those that are vulnerable due to low- to moderate-socioeconomic status, race, or ethnicity, can grow-up, live, and work in a healthy environment and have access to products and food that have not been contaminated in ways that could undermine health.
To support efforts to prevent and to reduce corporate and other institutional practices which have a negative impact on health because they degrade the environment of communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, or contaminate products and food in ways that could be injurious to health.
List of Grants that fall under this Objective/Strategy:
Catticus Corporation/Quest Productions – Lideres Campesinas: Doing Away With Barriers
Commonweal/Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Educational Broadcasting Corporation/NOW with Bill Moyers
Environmental Health Coalition/General Support
Government Accountability Project, Inc./Corporate Accountability Campaign Proposal
Health Care Without Harm/General Support
Midwest States Center/General Support
National Women’s Law Center/Tax Policy Analysis and Communications Project
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Inc./Project to Examine Brownsfield Redevelopment Using Renewable Resources
Pesticide Action Network North American Regional Center/Californians for Pesticide Reform – Pesticide Drift Campaign
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York/Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health
West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc./General Support
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc./Economic Justice Project