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Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know
September 9, 2017
Los Angeles, California
Free training for health professionals co-sponsored by PSR-Los Angeles.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th St, Keck Auditorium
Climate Change is one of the greatest public health threats of the 21st century. As informed and trusted individuals, health professionals play a critical role in addressing the health impacts of climate change with patients, communities and public leaders. Please join PSR-LA and The California Climate and Health Partnership for "Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know". Training attendees will:
Learn about key health impacts from climate change, and co-benefit solutions for health and equity
Discuss challenges and opportunities for confronting climate change in the Los Angeles Region
Gain hands-on skill practice for media engagement and advocacy on climate and health issues
Have the opportunity to sign up for further action and support
This training is free and open to all health professionals, with options to attend full or half-day sessions. Breakfast, lunch, and follow up support for action are included at no additional cost. Hosted with generous support from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.
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In the Spotlight
April 28, 2018
2018 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Join Oregon PSR to celebrate the high school student winners of this year's scholarship. Featuring keynote speaker Marshallese anti-nuclear and climate activist and poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. April 28 at 6 pm in Portland, Oregon.