Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Moms for Sustainability - New Napa Chapter to Meet With Government Officials

A new Napa chapter of MOMS Advocating Sustainability, led by Napa County school board trustee Lisa Lindsey, will meet March 12 with elected officials and agency leaders to talk about the effects on pesticides on children’s health.

The workshop will feature Dr. Myrto Ashe, M.D., and Kristin S. Schafer, policy director for Pesticide Action Network and author of articles on pesticides and health.

The event will be 9:45 - 11 a.m. at Yountville Community Hall.

MOMS Advocating Sustainability (MOMAS) is a Bay Area based organization committed to creating healthy communities for children by reducing their exposure to household and environmental toxins. For more information, visit www.momsadvocatingsustainability.org.

If you're interested in background, see this report.

Update: Feb. 27, 2014

The Napa Valley Register did a followup on the organizer. You can read it here.

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