Yesterday, GHHI along with our partners at National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), and Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (LEHA) released a letter written to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning proposed cuts to lead funding in the administration’s upcoming budget proposal.
Baltimore, MD – In response to a memo released by David Bloom [link to this article], acting Chief Financial Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling for the elimination of two programs critical to protecting the nation’s children from lead poisoning, President and CEO of the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), Ruth Ann Norton, released the following statement:
Baltimore, MD – Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), along with partners University of Utah Health Plans and Salt Lake County Office of Regional Development, is a proud recipient of a sub-grant from Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) totaling $200,264. The funding stems from the federal Social Innovation Fund, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service that seeks to mobilize private resources to find and grow evidence-based social programs.
Baltimore, MD – Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) announced that it has received a federal grant from the Social Innovation Fund, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service totaling $1.77 Million. This grant will support GHHI in providing developmental support to SIF-supported Pay for Success projects that address the social determinants of health.
October 24th, 2016, Baltimore, MD – Today the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) kicked off National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week events at its sites across the country to raise awareness of lead poisoning and launched its national campaign to end childhood lead poisoning as a major public health threat within five years.