Join the Legacy Lead Coalition to learn from and honor the work of Dr. Howard Mielke from Tulane University, one of the first researchers to identify lead in soil as a risk to human health.
Come listen to and speak with community members, experts, and stakeholders from the Legacy Lead Coalition, including Brooklyn College, Columbia University, Cornell University, the Mayor's Office of Environmental Remediation, the NYC Compost Project, the NYC Parks Department, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG) and many more.
*Free soil testing will be provided. Bring a sample in a ziplock bag!
Legacy Lead is a coalition of concerned residents, city employees, scientists, advocates, and greening organizations collaborating to assist fellow New Yorkers in reducing the potential harm we face from lead in soil.
This event is hosted by Brooklyn College (the Center for the Study of Brooklyn and the Urban Soils Lab).
Brooklyn College Student Center
2705 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Dinner and drinks to follow: TBD
1:00 -- Registration and snacks
1:30 -- Intro
1:45 -- Overview of Pb in Soil in NYC
2:00 -- Keynote: Howard Mielke
2:45 -- Break
3:00 -- Panel
3:30 -- Whole Group Discussion
4:30-5:00 -- End -Head to nearby bar/restaurant