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Indoor Air Quality Webinar Series

Earn CE while exploring our free 4-part webinar series on indoor air quality to learn how to protect your home and health from the hidden dangers of indoor pollutants. 

View Our New CE Courses

Our webinars focus on essential environmental health topics. Advance your career with flexible, expert-led courses designed to fit your schedule.

New Blog

Discover the alarming truth about toxic chemicals in children’s food and the urgent need for legislative action to protect their health.

California's Air Quality Crisis

California leads the nation in poor air quality. Learn how these pollutants pose serious health risks, including respiratory issues, heart disease, and cancer.


Key Issues

There are over 500,000 Registered Nurses in California. If we can harness our own power, we can help make the immense changes that we need right now to move humanity to a safer, healthier, and more equitable place. We have work to do!

Climate Change

Climate change is real and is associated with a wide range of effects that will create health and safety risks for our patients and the communities we serve.
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In the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tests a representative sample of our population every year for the presence of over 300 highly toxic chemicals that should never be found in the human body.
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Food & Agriculture

There are a great many health and safety issues associated with our food systems – a system that is often resulting in food insecurity in many vulnerable populations, harming the farmworkers who are harvesting our food, and ultimately leaving many of us with food choices that are contributing to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.
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Fossil Fuels

The biggest contributor to greenhouse gasses comes from our fossil fuel-based energy sources.
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As nurses, we know that the human body is about 60 – 70% water. All life requires water to live.
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Greening Hospitals

Our health care sector represents almost 20% of the Gross National Product. We occupy a huge space in the US economy which translates to enormous use of resources – energy, water, food, products (including more plastics than any other sector), and of course, human resources.
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Farmworkers endure some of the worst occupational hazards and exposures known to any industry. They live on the margins in poverty and are often food insecure.
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Air Quality & wildfires

California has the dubious distinction of having many of the worst air polluted cities in the country. More than 90% of Californians breathe unhealthful air during some part of the year, harming people’s health and the economy, not counting fire smoke-related air pollution.
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Tell Sacramento to Take Bold Action on Environmental Health and Social Justice Policies!


The California Nurses for Environmental Health & Justice Leadership Council is made up of nurses from around the state who meet bi-weekly to help coordinate nurses’ environmental health engagement in California.


Join us for our upcoming educational programs and events!

California Nurses for Environmental Health & Justice educates and engages nurses in critical environmental health issues and current state policies. We offer a wide range of opportunities to earn CEs for our workshops and educational programs. Explore our range of offerings and register for webinars, workshops, and political action.