Climate change is an early childhood and health equity issue. Solutions must center BIPOC and low-income communities which are most likely to be impacted. HAB45 is connecting partners with resources to build resilience for Contra Costa families and advocate for solutions.
Research and Resources:
In October 2022, Dan Peddycord, Contra Costa’s Chief Climate & Health Policy Officer presented at HAB45’s Leadership Council convening. You can view the recording and slides from his presentation for more on how climate impacts health.
In April 2023, Damien Hardman-Salda presented on Contra Costa’s Climate Action Plan. Alexandra Briseno and promotores from La Clinica de la Raza shared their air quality education, community survey results, and advocacy project. Click the links above for slides from each presentation.
Capita Webinar Series: Early Years Climate Action Task Force
Children’s Environmental Health Network Report: The Racism that Upends the Cradle
Contra Costa Sea Level Report: Adapting to Rising Tides