Jennie Ohayon and Robin Dodson Awarded Toxics Use Reduction Grant

We are excited to announce that our SSEHRI partners at Silent Spring Institute, Jennie Liss Ohayon and Robin Dodson, recently won a Toxics Use Reduction Institute Community Grant to collaborate with The Resilient Sisterhood Project on a project to reduce Black women’s exposures to toxic chemicals in personal care and cleaning products. The project will employ virtual workshops and a smartphone app to understand patterns in consumer product use among Black communities across Massachusetts. The findings will be translated into a social media campaign that documents exposure disparities among Black women, shares research-based strategies for reducing toxic exposures, and highlights stories from project participants.