One in every two Americans will cancer in their lifetime…..time to ban cancer causing chemicals.
New York Premiere of film: Ground War — with Director Andrew Niskar and Panel of Activists
Saturday April 6th, we will close out our 37th National Forum with the New York City Premiere of Ground War, a documentary.
A filmmaker’s investigation into the death of his father takes him deep into the world of golf, chemical lobbying, and citizen activism, where he learns that the rampant use of pesticides around the world may be far more damaging than he thought.
Organic Strategies for Community Environmental Health:
Eliminating pesticides where we live, work, learn and play
Convened by Beyond Pesticides and the Children’s Enviornmental Health Center at the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research
The 37th Forum will be a two-day, multi-media event on April 5th and 6th, 2019. The Forum brings together keynote speakers, plenary discussions and workshops on science, policy, and action to protect the environment and people from toxic pesticides and advance policies and practices for healthy communities.
On Friday morning, we are offering a field trip where we will visit local sites of interest. If you would like to see organic management styles firsthand and discuss urban gardening challenges and successes, please join us! Together, we will meet the practitioners and community organizers engaged in the daily work of movement building. There is a $10 charge for lunch. Location details to be determined.