Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=162404
Story Retrieval Date: 5/21/2013 12:02:36 AM CST
Imagine Englewood If volunteers educate neighbors on the effects of lead poisoning.
Leading Englewood's lead campaign
For more than five decades, Englewood has dealt with high amounts of lead. Along with Lead Safe Illinois, community activists have helped to reduce the number of lead-poisoned children in the South Side neighborhood from more than a thousand to less than 800, as of last year. Chika Oduah shows us the faces behind the campaign for lead awareness.