Past SPIG Recipients
2008-2009 Strategic Plan Implementation Grantees
• Californians for Pesticide Reform educated Los Angeles tenants and landlords; assisted three nonprofit housing
managers in switching to integrated pest management; and developed and implement state and local policies that minimize home pesticide use and promote healthy indoor environments.
• Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice educated 150 community residents in a 10 week environmental health course, developed three neighborhood assessment teams, and developed three policy solutions for each of the three neighborhood communities.
• Fresno County Department of Public Health recruited new, diverse stakeholder to their workgroup to add a health element to the general plan, created a toolkit for use by planners, held two community awareness and media events, and urged government officials to identify a minimum of two strategies to improve air quality and reduce asthma risks.
• INMED/Mothernet LA will created a new program based on their program success with asthma case management that ocused on increasing access to safe play spaces for African American children with asthma. Additionally, they will educate children and families with asthma on obesity and the importance of physical activity.
• Pacific Institute built the capacity of local community leaders in West Oakland by developing and co-delivering a
series of workshops on Port of Oakland operations, supporting the development of community-identified solutions, and developing a curriculum on freight transportation.
• Shasta County Public Health Department supported their tobacco control program activities by identifying five senior mobile home parks and educating associated tenants and park managers on the benefits of a smokefree policy. Additionally, they partnered with a branch of the American LungAssociation to deliver asthma education to the residents of targeted senior mobile home parks.
• Sonoma County Asthma Coalition used their grant to train local housing code enforcement staff on indoor air quality issues and facilitated the addition of more resources on housing and asthma on Sonoma County’s Environmental Health Division website.
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