Green Wall goes up in Georgetown to filter air pollution

On October 22, JHA and all its wonderful partners finished building a green wall in Georgetown at CDL Recycle on East Marginal Way.  Green walls are vegetated trellis systems used to filter air pollution. East Marginal Way is a heavily trafficked street and also lined with industries that contribute to exacerbating air quality.   The surrounding […]

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Addressing seafood contamination for subsistence fishers: An environmental justice issue

JHA presented Addressing seafood contamination for subsistence fishers: Community participatory learning & action at the Environmental Protection Agency, Region X on January 28th. Since 2014, JHA has received two Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF) grants to explore opportunities to protect subsistence fishers from consuming contaminated resident seafood harvested from the Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW) Superfund […]

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New! JHA Environmental Justice curriculum now available

JHA is excited to announce our new Environmental Justice (EJ) curriculum. Our EJ curriculum is highly interactive. It involves drawing, role play, mapping, and case study analysis. JHA’s teaching approach also encourages critical analysis and reflection, similar to education for ‘critical consciousness’ advocated by the famous Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire. We actively teach our students […]

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Upcoming Promoting Health Equity: “Train the Trainer” Workshop August 3-6

JHA will be teaching a three and a half day Promoting Health Equity “Train the Trainer” workshop at University of Washington’s Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) this summer in Seattle from August 3-6.  See below for the course description. For more information about the NWCPHP Summer Institute, click here. For more information about […]

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JHA launches Vietnamese Fisher Alternatives Pilot

JHA is proud to announce that it is one of the recipients of a grant from the City of Seattle’s Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. The Vietnamese Fisher Alternatives Pilot project will establish and interview a Vietnamese fisher advisory group to explore their beliefs and values around fishing and well-being as well as searching for alternatives […]

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