Nancy Swan, Director of Children's Environmental Protection Alliance Children's EPA will talk about Toxic Justice, the true story of her toxic injury and battle for justice, and the 8 Basics Of Advocacy.
Nancy Swan, Author, Toxic Justice: The True Story of a Teacher's Chemical Injury & Battle for Justice. In 1985, Nancy Swan was critically injured after 3 days of exposure to toxic chemicals from a spray-on foam roofing system (still in use today!) applied during the school day. 1,000+ people (many of them children) were injured. Nancy's injuries incl. lung and brain damage. Her life changed forever.
To listen to interview with Nancy Swan, click play on "1-21-14 Toxic Justice" episode: http://www.iheart.com/talk/show/22958786
ADVOCACY HEALS U hosts:
Joni Aldrich, Author of The Saving of Gordon: Lifelines to W-I-N Against Cancer,
The Cancer Patient W-I-N Book: Our Cancer Fight Journal,
The Losing of Gordon: A Beacon Through the Storm Called “Grief",
Understanding with Compassion: Help for Loved Ones and Caregivers of a Brain Illness Patient,
Our Daily Connection, "Survivor, Caregiver, or Fighter—No matter your relationship with cancer…Joni Aldrich is here to help" http://www.jonialdrich.com
Chris Jerry (Emily Jerry Foundation), works to help save lives through reducing and eliminating the human error component of medicine. http://emilyjerryfoundation.org https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Emily-Jerry-Foundation/196198493729411
Children's EPA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ChildrensEnvironmentalProtectionAlliance
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