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Please contact the CHEJ office at (703) 237-2249 or info(at)chej.org for more information on how to obtain a copy of these films.
A 25-Year History of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice
This 12-minute video tracks the work of Lois Marie Gibbs, beginning with footage from the Love Canal Homeowners Association’s grassroots struggle, which eventually led to the relocation of over 900 families, and the creation of the federal Superfund program to clean up toxic sites. The video follows Lois’ work after relocation in 1979 to the creation of the Citizen’s Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste, now the Center for Health, Environment and Justice. Community organizing footage highlights the work of CHEJ and the grassroots environmental health movement over the last 25 years. This video is available on DVD or VHS.
Our Children at Risk
This 30-minute documentary (available for purchase) from Grassroots Environmental Education explores the latest scientific research linking environmental toxins to children’s health problems. Based on interviews with leading experts in the field, this program helps parents understand the issues and lean what they can do in their homes, schools, and communities.
The ChildSafe School: Green Cleaning
This 12-minute video (available for purchase) produced by Grassroots Environmental Education examines the unique vulnerability of children to environmental toxins, and explains why existing adult standards for “green” cleaning products are not sufficient to protect children’s health. The video features interviews with a noted pediatrician and two school facilities directors who have developed and implemented child-protective “green” cleaning policies in their school districts.
Kilowatt Ours, A Plan to Re-Energize America by Jeff Barrie
This video, which includes both a 56 minute and 38 minute version, follows filmmaker Jeff Barrie from the coal mines of West Virginia to the solar panel fields of Florida as he discovers solutions to America’s energy related problems. Along the way you’ll meet everyday Americans finding ways to harness power from the wind and sun. Find out how Jeff and his wife Heather cut their energy bills in half and use a portion of their savings to buy green power.
Grassroots groups, communities of faith, city councils, and state political leaders to spread the message about energy conservation and stimulated action on the state level, by screening this film to targeted audiences across their states.
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