Air Pollution 101: What is in Our Air?

Jun. 25, 2014 / By

air101After a successful run of Policy Advocacy workshops, we are currently gearing up for our Air Pollution 101 workshops. These two-session workshops highlight the basics of air pollution, the health impact it causes and current efforts to secure a healthier environment:

Day 1
Introduction to Air Pollution
Learn about air pollution, where it comes from and its effects on your local environment, your health and quality of life.

Day 2
Health Impacts & Local Solutions
Dive into scientific studies and participate in interactive activities to gain an in-depth understanding of air pollution. Learn about local efforts to ensure better air quality for you and your loved ones.

Take part of our workshop series at any of the following locations:

Springdale West Apartments
2095 West Spring Street Long Beach, CA 90810
DAY 1: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 6-8pm
DAY 2: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 6-8pm
Union Pacific at YWCA
4315 Union Pacific Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90023
DAY 1: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12-1:30pm
DAY 2: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12-1:30pm
General West Long Beach
City of Commerce (EYCEJ Community Room)
2317 S. Atlantic Blvd, Commerce, CA 90040
DAY 1: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, 6-8pm
DAY 2: Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 6-8pm
For more details and/or to RSVP for a workshop series, please e-mail Jacqueline Munguia ([email protected]) or call the EYCEJ office at 323.263.2113.



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