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HBCAC strives for community oriented programs focused on Breast Cancer, Education, Precaution and Prevention.

 


Our Mission is to increase public awareness of environmental links to disease. GAIN support for the “Precautionary Principle” as it applies to public policy, URGE the    public to demand more funding for environmental health research, and ENCOURAGE a “better safe than sorry” attitude toward personal lifestyle. | More

Mounting scientific evidence demonstrates that Lead poisoning, Endocrine disruptors, Air pollution, and Pesticides are the four types of toxins that contribute to the onset of disease. Look before you LEAP provides environmental health information in a manner that is non-threatening, age-appropriate and fun for children and families alike. | More

News

 

  • HBCAC President Karen Joy Miller Wins EPA Award

    Congratulations to Karen Joy Miller, Laura Weinberg and Beth Fiteni, who recently received the 2010 U.S. EPA Environmental Quality Award. This recognition represents the EPA’s highest honor awarded to the public sector. Their respective organizations - Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc., Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition and Neighborhood Network have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health. These three amazing women are a powerful triptych, combining diverse and extensive backgrounds to advocate for environmental health and legislation through a powerful partnership. They are pillars of perseverance in our community and we congratulate them for this outstanding achievement.


    Announcement by NYS Senator Marcellino
    http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/api/1.0/html-print/bill/J5090