1/4 of the children in the Ironbound section of Newark NJ have asthma – community investigates!

Did you read our recent post EPA and Ironbound Community Corporation show how communities can monitor their own air quality, and wonder “Why Ironbound”?

Today, Isella Ramirez, Ironbound Community Corporation’s Environmental Justice Program Manager, and Moving Forward Network participant, discusses the community’s high asthma rate, and what they and the EPA are doing about it!