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[ 20 Mar 2021 | No Comment | 1,477 views]

The Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council hosts regular presentations for their Partners in Preparedness Summit Series. What used to be a statewide conference on disability issues for professionals in emergency and disaster preparedness has now turned into a webinar series open to attendees from all over the country (or world).

March 18, 2021Including People who have Environmental Sensitivities in Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.

Environmental Health Members Dr. Ann McCampbell, Susan Molloy, and Cyndi Norwitz each gave presentations then answered questions.

The recording of the webinar will be on the Partners in Preparedness …

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[ 11 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 53,726 views]
Beth Terry to Speak at Jan 31, 2015 EHN Meeting

The Environmental Health Network’s next meeting will feature Beth Terry, author of the popular blog MyPlasticFreeLife.com and new book Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.
What is your plastic footprint?  Take a walk through your house and notice how much plastic has infused our way of life.  From plastic-packaged food in the kitchen to toothbrushes and shampoo in the bathroom, from the carpet on the floor to the clothes in our closets, and all the gadgets we use each day, our world is full of plastic.
Although some …

California, Environment »

[ 5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 8,466 views]
Save Shollenberger Park

The California drought is ending and Petaluma’s beautiful wetlands have turned from mud to lake.  This peaceful place alongside the Petaluma River, with a 2 mile walking/biking trail around it, may disappear.  An asphalt company, Dutra, plans to establish a plant right next to here.  The courts have ruled it valid but the fight is not over yet.
Save Shollenberger Park!

EHN Events »

[ 4 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 14,323 views]
Thanksgiving 2014

Isn’t that what it’s all about?  Family.  Friends.  Work.  Play.  Love and support.
For so many of us, our disease robs us of community.  We lose our ability to work, even to go out to most places.  Friends drift away.  Family members leave us or love us from a distance.
That’s why EHN hosts Thanksgiving dinner every year.  One evening where we can gather with food and friends, some with our families, in a safe space.
This year was wonderful.  With nearly 20 people visiting from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. …

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[ 13 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 80,160 views]
Connie & Juliene present the turkey

Every Thanksgiving, the Environmental Health Network hosts a beautiful dinner for our members.  We provide the turkey and fixings.  The rest is potluck.  We hold it in the community room of Ecology House, a HUD housing complex in San Rafael, California, for people with chemical sensitivity.  This year we had 17 people.
Food is our medicine!  We don’t skimp when it comes to buying organic fresh food. We balance the budget by making everything from scratch.  This year, EHN Board President Connie Barker made two turkeys, two kinds of stuffing, gravy, and …