NC Child, along with our partners across the state, launched a microsite for community members to learn more about ending lead exposure. You can learn more about prevention, risks, and find the lead risk of your home with an interactive map.
Children’s healthy development depends on growing up free from exposure to toxic pollution.
Toxic pollution has a bigger impact on children than adults, for three main reasons:
Black and brown children are more likely to live near pollution sites, and in lower-income communities. That means they often don’t get the same chance to grow up healthy that many white children do. We can fix this by focusing on public policy changes that make ALL kids’ environments safer, such as: