Posts Tagged ‘boyle heights’

Yale Study: Latinos more likely to suffer from high levels of air pollution

Monday, November 5th, 2012

While people of all ethnicities live in polluted areas, Hispanics, minorities and other individuals with low incomes are the group most at risk to high levels of high levels of air pollution, according to Yale University research published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.

The most concerning pollutants are those comprising what is known … [ Read full post ]

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Paying the Price with Our Health Convening

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

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Eden Flynn: Community residents take research into their own hands

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Eden Flynn works as a Graduate Student Researcher for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and is the Curriculum Coordinator and Trainer for the Center’s ALERT project in the Health DATA Program. In the article, she discusses the importance of partnerships between researchers, community members and policy makers and how those collaborations can [ Read full post ]

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What does policy advocacy mean to Los Angeles community members?

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
UALERT Skill Clinic (March 18, 2011) 019

On March 18th, the ALERT project held a focused session on policy advocacy.  But what does “policy advocacy” mean?  We asked our ALERT community members from Boyle Heights and Long Beach and they said:

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