Lead

New York State leads the nation in homes with lead-based paint and childhood lead-poisoning cases. Here in New York City, an average of 2,233 children test positive for elevated blood lead levels each year. And studies show that Black children
Join us for the Lead-Free Kids NY virtual advocacy day on Tuesday, May 10. There is as childhood lead poisoning crisis in New York State, which has more children with elevated blood lead levels than any other state in the
Even though it is completely preventable, lead poisoning remains a massive environmental justice issue. Studies show that Black children living below the poverty line are twice as likely to suffer from lead poisoning as poor white children. And here in

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