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Families face obstacles fighting lead poisoning during pandemic

Roman Sardo-Longo, Lal Tluang, Tam Chau, and TerNay Gay Since his two-year-old son’s routine blood test in November showed the child had been lead poisoned, Charrell Reed and his family have felt like prisoners in their apartment on the city’s West Side. Reed, 27, who works as a subcontractor for a home renovation company, knows...

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Housing, Health Journalism Workshop for Spring 2021 Info

The Urban Health Media Project closed the applications for our Spring 2021 workshop, “Home Sick: How Where We Live Impacts Health.” The six-week workshop, which begins March 2, will allow 20 high-school student journalists a chance to learn about the many ways where we live impacts our health, both mental and physical. Working in groups...