Lead in DC Schools and Homes: Two We Act Radio Programs Explore DC Water and Its Effect on District Youth

Update 9/7/16: The Education Town Hall’s program will be re-scheduled. Check back for a link to the Hawkins interview.

faucetLead poisoning “can affect nearly every system in the body,” according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and lead pipes remain in many areas of the District of Columbia, putting young people at risk for lasting behavioral and cognitive damage. We Act Radio explores this problem and its remedies on 9/7 and 9/8. Listen Live via TuneIn.

Kymone Freeman interviews George Hawkins, CEO of DC Water, Sept 7 at 5 p.m. ET.

Education Town Hall focuses on schools and educational impact, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. ET. Education Town Hall guests include Valerie Jablow, parent and education blogger in DC, has been closely following. Others to be confirmed.

Background

DC Water (DC WASA: District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority) lead testing
Results for DC Public Schools.
Education DC report
interactive map of lead pipes in DC



Categories: coming soon, DC-Area Education, health in schools, National Issues

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