Welcome to the website of Lead Free Kids New York (LFKNY), a growing statewide coalition of individuals, groups and organizations working together to end New York’s childhood lead exposure and poisoning crises. Explore our site to learn more about who we are, our policy priorities and how you can get involved in our movement to ensure all New York children are #LeadFreeKidsNY.
Childhood lead exposure is an urgent crisis in New York.
“Lead exposure at a young age can ruin our children’s lives before they can even truly begin” – Enoshja Ruffin, impacted parent and community organizer
Explore the grave burden of childhood lead poisoning in New York. Get the facts.
Budget and Policy Priorities
Learn more about our legislative priorities for pivoting to a framework of prevention of childhood lead poisoning in New York – so that we can find and fix lead hazards before they harm our children. Get the PDF.
Join our coalition!
Lead Free Kids New York (LFKNY) is a growing statewide coalition of individuals, groups and organizations working together to end New York’s childhood lead exposure and poisoning crises. Join us.
Updates from Lead Free Kids New York
Join LKFNY’s Teach-In & Day of Action!
March 13, 2023
Teach-In and Day of Action CDF-NY’s Whole Child, Whole Community Week of Action Promo Video, which features a NewRead More
Lead Free Kids NY 2023 Fact Sheet
February 14, 2023
Please read and download our 2-page fact sheet about our coalition’s 2023 priorities for our State legislators. We encourage youRead More