NEHA Position Statement on the Role of Environmental Health in Addressing Racism as an Environmental Health Issue

Publication Date: 
July 2020

NEHA recognizes that racism hinders its members from fully carrying out its mission to “advance the environmental health professional with the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all.” Therefore, NEHA recommends that environmental health professionals address structural and systemic racism that hinder the delivery of environmental health services to the most vulnerable populations.