Reproductive Health and the Environment

Time: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Sponsored By: Northeastern Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT), Resilient Sisterhood Project, Silent Spring Institute, Routes, Clean Water Action, Boston Public Health Commission
Contact: Rachel Grashow,, 617-373-4153

Brought to you by the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) and the Resilient Sisterhood Project, a free symposium entitled Reproductive Health and the Environment. This symposium will bring together scholars, advocacy leaders, government agency representatives and community-based organizations working to understand the environment’s role in reproductive health, and advocating for the women, men and children affected by environmental contamination.


Invited speakers include Laura Vandenberg (UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences), Judy Norsigian (Our Bodies Ourselves), Julia Brody (Silent Spring Institute), Deborah Brown (Environmental Protection Agency) and Elizabeth Hoover (Brown University) with moderator Rev. Maria Cristina Vlassidis (Unitarian Universalist First Parish).


There will be a networking breakfast and lunch, discussion panel, meditation, and music.

Continue checking our website for details on location and transportation.

Please RSVP here.

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