Stop lead poisoning
Learn from communities across the U.S. to create or improve lead-poisoning prevention policies in your communityMore about our easy-to-follow-guide
Three types of primary prevention programs could address the majority of lead threats in our homes and communitiesLEARN ABOUT THE STRATEGIES
Use our easy-to-follow guide to develop a policy for your community or assess an existing policySTOP LEAD HAZARDS IN RENTALS
Lead dust is a significant lead hazard source of lead exposure for all of those involvedENFORCE LEAD-SAFE WORK PRACTICES
Many communities across the U.S. suffer from lead poisoning that originates in our drinking water infrastructureDIVE INTO EXISTING RESOURCES
Many parents were unaware of lead risks in their home
Lead poisoning disproportionately affects communities of color
Lead poisoning damage is irreversible
We studied lead-poisoning prevention programs across the country to unearth lessons learned and best practices from on-the-ground experiences of more than two dozen communities. We share successes and failures—and the reasons behind them—to help you learn from others and build a better policy for your community.
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Have more questions or like to nerd out on the details? Check out this list of resources we collected during our research to dig in on key lead topics
We started our research with an initial assessment of the status of lead poisoning programs in 25 communities across the country. We created this tool to share these recommendations from experts and the lived experience of the communities in a way that is accessible to all community advocates.Learn about Earthjustice Learn about Jill Witkowski Heaps