WE ACT supports access to and use of consumer products that do not contain chemicals at levels harmful to human health. Current or past work includes:
The goal for the Safer Chemicals Healthy Families (SCHF) Campaign is to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the nation’s chemicals regulation law, in the interest of the environment and the health of low-income and environmental justice communities across the country.
Products marketed to black women (like hair relaxers and skin lighteners) contain some of the most toxic chemicals used by the cosmetics industry. Many cosmetics chemicals have never even been assessed for safety.