Millions of people in the U.S. are exposed to contaminated water sources that present serious risks to reproductive and overall health. Lack of access to clean water has a disproportionate impact on women of color, and Intersections Of Our Lives polling revealed that access to clean water is a top concern for women of color voters. Read more in this report with In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, the National Partnership for Women and Families, and the Sierra Club.
The report highlights AAPIs in San Gabriel Valley, CA who face high rates of pollution in both the air and the water. These conditions put pregnant AAPI people at risk for poor birth outcomes.
You may also watch the video recording of the webinar announcing the release of this report here.