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The Lead Paint Right to Know Passed in the Assembly!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Contact: Jasmine Phillip, Clean+Healthy (518) 354-3263, Advocates Applaud NYS Assembly for Passing Important Lead Paint Bill Protecting New York State Children, Urge Immediate Senate Action  The Senate has only two weeks to pass a bill that will save thousands of children from preventable ailments due to lead […]

Middle Schoolers Against Lead Poisoning

Check out some flyers made by middle schoolers in NYS in support of the Lead Paint Right to Know Act.                                    

Earth Day Advocacy Day

We celebrated Earth Day by advocating for the end of childhood lead poisoning in New York State.  Children in New York are exposed to some of the highest levels of lead poisoning in the county, and children of color. Lead poisoning has serious health effects, especially in children and pregnant people. Some of the common […]

New York Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition Applauds State Legislature for Passing Lead Pipe Right to Know Act

Urges Governor to Sign it Into Law to Help Address New York’s Lead Crisis   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2023 Contact: Chris Dobens, 718-679-8542,    ALBANY, NY — Lead Free Kids New York (LFKNY), a statewide coalition of individuals, groups and organizations working together to end New York’s childhood lead exposure and poisoning crises, applauds the New […]

Take Action NOW to End New York’s Childhood Lead Exposure and Poisoning Crises

During Lead Free Kids New York’s May 2023 Week of Action, tell our elected officials: New York’s marginalized children, youth, and families deserve to live in homes that are healthy and lead-free!  NOW is the time to end New York’s immoral childhood lead crisis.Take Action Now!

Enoshja Ruffin photo


“My 3-year-old at the time was exposed to lead in my apartment back in 2019. I have had to worry about the effects on her cognitive development, her development as a whole, because we all know that all children who are exposed to lead, a neurotoxin, are at high risk for lowered IQ’s, delays in growth and speech, learning disabilities, organ failure, and even death…”

Link to the story Citizen Action of New York’s Enoshja Ruffin on Lead Poisoning’s Impact