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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Fish consumption as a human right

On Wednesday, June 18, Linn Gould, JHA’s Executive Director will be on a Seattle Human Rights Commission panel to discuss the connection between fish consumption rates in low income and/or people of color populations, health inequities, and human rights.  The Seattle Human Rights Commission recently passed a resolution calling on Washington State Department of Ecology […]

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