Is Flint the Only City with High Levels of Lead?

The lead poisoning crisis occurring in Flint, Michigan is not the only location in the U.S. For decades, all over America, cities are found to have higher levels of lead than Flint — and it’s not just from water, but from the paint that covers homes built before 1978, when lead in paint was allowed.

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Collaboration Needed to Improve Our Children’s Futures

Mateo is 10-years old and lives with his extended family in a two bedroom, run-down house on the lower east side. Many of the windows are cracked and their frames have peeled paint and exposed mold. The rooms inside are dark with little ventilation. Heat and water are sparse and the overall living conditions are…

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