We had full capacity and a very enthusiastic room for our 2017 4th Annual Luncheon with Keynote speaker Gina McCarthy! Her perspective and inspiring words filled the room with hope and determination.
WATCH THE VIDEOS from our presenters!
Watch Keynote speaker, Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy:
The Voice of Mothers: Never More Important (full speech)
Watch Jessica Garrett - Story of a Mother Out Front:
Watch Eliza Johnston - Mothers Out Front: Where We've Been and Where We're Going
Watch this segment with Gina McCarthy - We have Children to Protect:
Watch this segment with Gina McCarthy - Communities Left Behind:
Watch this segment with Gina McCarthy - EPA is a Public Health Agency:
All videos produced and directed by Jacqueline Mow. (Thank you!)
WATCH the slide show below!
Additional resources recommended by Gina McCarthy during her talk:
Legislation to follow and contact your representatives about:
HR 1430 The Honest Act of 2017:
- (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating a covered action unless all scientific and technical information relied on to support such action is the best available science, specifically identified, and publicly available in a manner sufficient for independent analysis and substantial reproduction of research results. A covered action includes a risk, exposure, or hazard assessment, criteria document, standard, limitation, regulation, regulatory impact analysis, or guidance. Personally identifiable information, trade secrets, or commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential must be redacted prior to public availability.
- Read about the implications of this act from Marketplace.org here.
HR 1431 EPA Science Advisory Board Act of 2017:
- To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for other purposes.
- Read Ranking Member Johnson's Statement on the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act here.
We are pleased to share this article recommended by Gina McCarthy, for further reading:
Mothers Out Front is poised to grow!