W. Alton Jones Foundation
Sustainable World Program
1996 Grants to Eliminate Contamination Affecting Children's Health
- Association of Cummunity Organizations for Reform Now * May 1996 - $25,000
A project of the Institute for Social Justice
- To organize at-risk communities and families to advocate for themselves in the struggle against lead poisoning.
- Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles * May 1996 - $30,000
Los Angeles, CA
- To inform residents of low-income housing about lead poisoning and ways to reduce lead hazards in their homes.
- Inland Empire Public Lands Council * May 1996 - $25,000
- To raise public awareness about the links between destructive logging practices and lead contamination in the Coeur d'Alene basin, and to increase citizen participation in restoration efforts for watershed.
- Lead Action Collaborative * May 1996 - $30,000
A project of the Boston Globe Foundation
- For childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts in Boston.
- Lead Elimination Action Drive * May 1996 - $15,000
- For lead hazard reduction efforts in Chicago's South Side public housing.
- Lead Safe California * May 1996 - $40,000
A project of the Tides Center
San Francisco, CA
- To advocate for protective statewide lead policies and standards, and to increase public awareness about the scope and severity of lead hazards.
- New York Public Interest Research Group Fund * May 1996 - $40,000
New York, NY
- To advocate for the adoption and implementation of lead-safe policies in New York.
- Wisconsin Citizen Action * May 1996 - $30,000
- To educate parents of lead-poisoned children about medical problems and legal rights, and to organize parents in Milwaukee to advocate for lead-safe zones.
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