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Guides & Toolkits
Playbook for Children's Health
This NEW playbook from HBBF and The National League of Cities highlights on-the-ground programs in Bright Cities across the country that benefit both children’s health—including their neurodevelopment—and environmental health. The playbook contains: Project blueprints from communities of all sizes
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100 Resilient Yards Story Map: From Concept to Completion
In 2023, the City of South Portland, Maine’s Sustainability Department — in partnership with Healthy Babies Bright Futures — launched their 100 Resilient Yards project that provided technical expertise and resources to transform 100 residential and commercial spaces into resilient, organic
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2023 Annual Report
Over the past decade, Healthy Babies Bright Futures has funded innovative toxics reduction projects in 44 cities, tested more than 1,200 homes for lead in tap water, authored groundbreaking original reports, and built advocacy campaigns that have lowered the levels of lead and arsenic in the foods
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For Parents
The Data-Driven Guide to Healthy Baby Food
The six tips to help you give your baby the healthiest foods — plus our 40 baby foods guide!
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Data & Research
EV Fleets Make a Difference For Kids’ Health
MoveEV®, an AI-powered EV transition company that helps organizations convert fleet and employee-owned gas vehicles to electric and reimburse for charging at home, and Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), a nonprofit working to reduce babies’ exposures to neurotoxic chemicals, have teamed up to
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Funding Opportunities
Apply for $25K in Funding to Reduce Neurotoxic Exposures & Leverage Federal Funds
Download the RFP here. Healthy Babies Bright Futures will award four $25,000 grants for cities to plan a locally appropriate action that reduces neurotoxic exposures and facilitates relationship development and/or project planning to support a successful federal funding application. Securing climate
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Simultaneous Solutions: Spur actions in your city that score a win for climate and children's health
This new infographic highlights how cities and community-based organizations are a key part of solution to climate and health impacts.
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Lead-Safe Healthy Garden Guide
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Lead-Safe Healthy Garden Guide
How to have lead-safe soil for vegetable and herb gardens.
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How Providence Quantified the Impact of Their Toxic Reduction Strategies
Providence Transitions to Chemical-Free Maintenance and Encourages Residents To Do the Same.
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Case Studies
Jackson Works with Residents to Mitigate Lead and to Transition to Baby-Safe Cleaners
Jackson keeps resources directed to high–impact, community–led interventions.
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Case Studies
Working to Ensure Healthier Births in Cleveland
First Year Cleveland Works with Community Members to Reduce Toxic Lead and Tobacco Smoke Exposure.
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Guides & Toolkits
8 Simple Ways to Protect Your Family from Arsenic in Rice and Other Foods
We tested 105 infant cereals and found six times more arsenic in rice cereal than in other types of infant cereal. Our guide helps parents navigate the grocery store aisles.