Partner Organizations and Other Resources

Below you will find resources from our partners, interactive websites, national advocacy organizations, and governmental agencies that can help you create a healthier and environmentally safe home and world for your family.

THE CENTER PARTNERS

WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Join a program to learn more about reducing your exposure to hazardous in the environment.

Text4Baby

A free mobile information service of the National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, provides timely health information to women from early pregnancy throughout their baby’s first year. Sign Up Today.

INTERACTIVE WEBSITES

Tox Town
Learn about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public’s health in color, graphics, sounds and animation on this interactive website.  http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

Breast Cancer Fund
Learn cancer prevention tips by clicking on the highlighted pictures on this website. http://www.breastcancerfund.org /

WebMD Health: How Healthy is Your Home?
Check out this educational collaboration between WebMD Editorial and Healthy Child Healthy World.
http://www.webmd.com/healthy-home-health-check/default.htm

NATIONAL ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

Children’s Environmental Health Network
This national multi-disciplinary organization’s mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
The Center favorites:

Environmental Defense Fund  
Learn how you can get involved with EDF’s lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems

Environmental Working Group  
Look up the toxicity of your favorite personal care products or learn which fruit has the most about of pesticides on EWG’s databases.

Healthy Child Healthy World
Join the movement that empowers parents to protect children from harmful chemicals.

Natural Resource Defense Council   
Take action with the expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals at NRDC.

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families    
You can join this coalition to learn more about current legislation affecting environmental health.

GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about toxic substances and your environment

Environmental Protection Agency   
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is responsible for protecting public health through regulation and supervision of food safety and other consumer products.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
This government program aims to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.