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Post: 2019 Maryland General Assembly Passes HB1233 to Lower Blood Lead Action Level

Baltimore, MD – GHHI achieved its primary state legislative goal of lowering the blood lead action level in Maryland for environmental investigation of homes and medical case management for children. The passage of HB1233 is a tremendous victory by requiring that we take action sooner to investigate and remediate lead hazards in homes when children are exposed to lead. We … Continued

In the News Post: Chronic stress, anxiety, asthma…your home could be the cause

You know those days. The air conditioner dies and you’re a sweaty grouch until the repairman arrives. Imagine your mood if you had to live in that mess all summer? Or what if you had to breathe exhaust from the freeway outside your window every day? Or wonder whether your kindergartener will get caught in gang-shooting crossfire?

Person: Annie Summers

Annie Summers serves as the Data Manager for the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative.  Annie is the Enterprise Manager for GHHI’s National and Maryland based programming.  In her role she designs and builds data collection and reporting infrastructures for Healthy Homes sites across the U.S.  Her primary focus is to create evaluation frameworks aimed to … Continued

Page: Current Lead Remediation Grant Opportunities

Federal Funding   Philanthropic Funding GHHI Lead Catalytic Grant Award: five grants of $20,000 each in direct funding and $10,000 in technical assistance to the awardees from GHHI’s team of national experts. These grants support innovative, community-based organizations working to eliminate lead poisoning by: implementing lead poisoning prevention policies and best practices, increasing effective communication and … Continued

Toolkit Resource: U.S. Conference of Mayors

Description  The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) was created in 1932 as a partnership among cities with populations greater than 30,000 feet.  There are currently 1,408 member-cities in the U.S. Conference of Mayors, each represented by their mayor.  While its main purpose is to give cities the opportunity to discuss, collaborate on, and develop organizational policies and goals … Continued