LDA Today - September/October 2018

In this issue...

  • President's Message
  • Harry Sylvester Award Nominations
  • Tell EPA: All Families Deserve Clean Air
  • 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alba Ortiz
  • 2019 Conference Adult Luncheon Speaker, Eric McGehearty
  • News From Affiliate Support/Membership Committee
  • Congress Works to Address Critical School Mental Health Needs
  • Sam Kirk Award Nominations
  • Why Come to Fort Worth for LDA's 56th Annual International Conference?

President’s Message

Beth McGaw is the current LDA President. In this video, Beth highlights state conferences, the upcoming LDA of America Conference in February, and the importance of both voting and encouraging others to do the same. Return to LDA Today, Vol. 5 No. 5 – Home Page

Tell EPA: All Families Deserve Clean Air

In August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed to roll back vehicle emission standards intended to decrease air pollution and greenhouse gases. The clean car standards have been in place since 2012 and are working to protect public health. The EPA’s much weaker “SAFE Vehicle” standards will result in worsening air pollution. While we typically connect smog and ozone to asthma and lung disease, studies show that air pollution harms children’s developing brains, putting them at higher risk for learning and behavior challenges. Rolling back standards that protect children’s health is the wrong direction. We have until October 26th to… Read More »

News From Affiliate Support/Membership Committee

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Congress Works to Address Critical School Mental Health Needs

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