As we celebrate Black History Month, it's important to recognize the significant contributions of Black Americans in the fight for environmental justice. From advocating for clean air and water to pushing for more equitable access to green spaces, Black leaders have played a critical role in the environmental movement.
Air pollution is a major global concern, especially in underserved and minority communities. However, the live data and alert systems built into real-time air quality monitoring systems are inspiring change for communities.
Get to know our community partner, Kareem Scales. Scales is a Civil Rights activist, community advocate, and grass roots organizer. He focuses on creating transformational change in BIPOC communities centering residents in the urban core that have historically been disproportionately impacted by systemic and unjust practices.
Asthma is one of the most chronic diseases affecting people living in cities in the United States. Discover the main contributors and what can your city do to reduce asthma rates.