October 8th, 2020 is the 5th annual Children’s Environmental Health Day. This day belongs to everyone working on behalf of a healthy environment, healthy children, and health equity. It anchors the overall CEH Movement and is a rallying point for awareness, education, and for individuals and organizations to take action so that ALL children have clean air and water, safer food and products, and healthier places to live, learn, and play.
In honor of CEH Day, the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is hosting a day-long virtual event on Thursday, October 8th. This Livestream will be broadcast over CEHN’s Facebook Live and Youtube.
Virtual Program Schedule:
8:33 am Florida Choose Safe Places. Keeping Florida’s Children Safe- Florida Department of Health
9:14 am Healthy Homes: Radon & Indoor Air. Florida Department of Health Radon & Indoor Air Program
9:47 am From Data to Action: Using Data Visualization Tools on CDC’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network for Improved Community Health. CDC- Environmental Public Health Tracking
10:03 am Fireside chat: The Black and Latinx Maternal Health Crisis. Black Millennials for Flint & MOMCares/The Rising Mama LLC
10:32 am Nsedu Obot Witherspoon’s 20th Anniversary CEH Leadership Interview Series- Polly Hoppin, UMass Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
11:21 am The Morning More Vang Children’s Entertainment Program – featuring music and stories from Sharon and Randi, The Beat Buds, Shabazz Larkin, Georgie Badel Liberty, and our partners at the American Public Health Association and Moms Clean Air Force
12:07 pm On the Air: Educating Children about Air Quality and Climate Change. Clean Air Partner
12:41 pm Childhood Cancer Prevention Report Preview. Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative
12:48 pm CEHN’s 15th Annual Child Health Advocate Awards and Discussion Panel
2:17 pm The Case for Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Food & How to Improve School Food in Your Community. Friends of the Earth US
2:53 pm Childhood Cancer Prevention Report. Green the Church
3:34pm Toxic Textiles: The impact of harmful chemicals in clothing on children’s health. Green America
3:50 pm Children’s Sustainable Fashion Show and Panel sponsored by Hope & Henry- CEHN & Fashion Fwd
4:06 pm Unbreathable film screening and panel discussion. American Lung Association
5:07 pm Discussion panel on Child Care and COVID-19. Eco-Healthy Child Care®
5:41 pm Film Sneak Peak & Fireside Chat. “Planet Prescription: Healing Healers. Healing The Planet. Healing Us.” Climate Listening Project & Mother & Others for Clean Air
6:12 pm #Vote4OurFuture: Getting to the Roots of the Green New Deal. National Children’s Campaign & Zero Hour
6:49 pm The Evening More Vang Children’s Entertainment Program – featuring music and stories from Sue Fliess, Ricky Kej & Lonnie Park, Erin Dealey & Susan Eaddy, and Erin Dealey & Susan Eaddy, Rena Strober, and our partners at the American Public Health Association.
7:30 pm Good night and thank you from CEHN!