Press Conference in recognition of Ohio Lead Awareness Week

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 07/14/2008 - 11:50.
07/21/2008 - 11:00
07/21/2008 - 12:00
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The Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council (GCLAC) will be holding a Press Conference in recognition of Ohio Lead Awareness Week, which will take place the week of July 20th – 26th, 2008.  Scheduled speakers will address the significant progress made in reducing the number of children affected by lead paint hazards, as well as the importance of continued vigilance and prevention in light of new evidence linking childhood lead exposure to crime, low school-performance, as well as numerous lifelong health problems.  Scheduled speakers, representing a City, County, and State unified effort to eliminate the dangers of childhood lead poisoning are:

 

  • Commissioner Peter Lawson Jones, Cuyahoga County Board of Commissioners
  • Mayor Frank Jackson, City of Cleveland
  • Mayor Eric Brewer, City of East Cleveland
  • State Representative Mike Foley, District 14
  • Stuart Greenburg, Executive Director, Environmental Health Watch
  • Nakiaa Robinson, Program Manager, Office of Early Childhood, Invest in Children

 

The Press Conference is scheduled for: 11:00am on Monday, July 21st, 2008

The Justice Center (North face of building)
1200 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

For more information on the Press Conference and/or the effort to eliminate childhood lead poisoning, contact

Beth Baron, MSSA, LSW

Outreach and Advocacy Associate

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Phone: 216-658-7206

Fax: 216-771-8611

bbaron [at] lutheranmetro [dot] org

Location

The Justice Center (North face of building)
1200 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH
United States