[imc-st.louis] Ivory Perry and the Struggle for a Lead Free St. Louis

Fitzdon at aol.com Fitzdon at aol.com
Tue Apr 11 13:29:49 PDT 2006

FORUM: Ivory Perry and the Struggle for a Lead Free St. Louis

WHEN:  7 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2006

WHERE: Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis

The forum will include:

*  George Lipsitz, Department of Black Studies, University of California at 
Santa Barbara

*  Daniel Berg, M.D., founder of Health and Environmental Justice, St. Louis

*  Kathleen Logan-Smith, Health and Environmental Justice, St. Louis

*  Wm. Lacy Clay, US Congressman, District 1

*  Patrick Dougherty, Missouri Senate, District 4

*  Irene J. Smith, Former St. Louis Alderwoman, Ward 1

*  Don Fitz, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]

The forum will celebrate Earth Week by paying tribute to pioneering work done 
by Ivory Perry and recent efforts to address lead poisoning.  Panelists will 
ask how federal, state and local representatives can work together for 
comprehensive lead poisoning prevention.  The discussion will explore the approach of 
removing lead from homes before children are poisoned.  

No charge for admission.  Public is invited.  Sponsored by the Gateway Green 
Alliance, Universal African Peoples Organization, Health and Environmental 
Justice and Missouri Forest Alliance.  For more information call 314-727-8554 or 
visit the Greens' web site:


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