Toxic Chemicals: Kids in Danger

Martin Boudot/2016/55 min/Health-Environment

FILM DESCRIPTION: Is our dependence on pesticides harming the health of our children? Every day, children are exposed to up to 130 chemical pollutants from pesticides. All around the world, scientists and doctors are raising the alarm, linking increases in child cancers, birth defects and even the explosion of autism with exposure to chemicals in pesticides.

Saturday, March 11, 3-5 p.m. [W Suburbs]
Oak Park Public Library, Veterans' Room, 834 Lake St., Oak Park

Please join us for a post-film Q&A with Illinois State Senator Don Harmon, and Dr. Warren Porter, Zoology and Environmental Toxicology professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison. Find local action opportunities through action partners GoGreen Oak Park, Midwest Pesticide Action Center, Mom's Clean Air Force, Food and Water Watch, and the Lead Abatement Center.
Light refreshments will be available.

May contain some heavy themes and disturbing images.