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Community Action Guides

Easy-to-use guides for addressing pesticide problems in your community.

The Threat of Pesticides in our Air: A Community Response Guide

Learn what to do if you or your family are poisoned by pesticides and how to organize to protect your commmunity from the dangers of pesticide drift. The guide is English/Spanish bilingual.

Download the guide (PDF format).


Healthy Schools Campaign: Pesticide Action Kit

This Healthy Schools Pesticide Action Kit has resources to help you get hazardous pesticides out of your schools. It provides information for parents to take full advantage of the Healthy Schools Act of 2000, ideas on how to organize community interest in least-toxic Integrated Pest Management (IPM) policy, and resources on the toxicity and health impacts of pesticides applied in schools. Use links on the right side bar for these resources.

Notification: Your Right to Know
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

Additional Resources
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Pesticide Information On-line
Download in PDF format: English

Hazards of Common Pesticides: A Quick Reference Guide
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

What are the Alternatives?
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

Kids at Risk: Pesticides & Children's Health
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

Sample School Policy
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

Ten Steps to a Healthy School
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish

What is the Healthy Schools Act?
Download in PDF format: English / Spanish