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Protecting water and air protects children’s health

Children are at greater risk of developing health problems due to pollutants compared to mature adults. Their small body size and developing organs make them more vulnerable to environmental contaminants. In 2015, California had 1,533 Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) violations, meaning contamination of drinking water supplies exceeded public health limits. Four Central Valley counties (Fresno, […]

Data in Action

Data can be a powerful tool to improve the health and well-being of children, families, and communities. Data can be used to assess needs, set priorities, develop action plans, inform programs and policies, track progress, support grant proposals, strengthen advocacy efforts, raise awareness of key issues, and more.

Read examples of how the site has helped others promote children’s health.