Tabling at community events
Displays in stores and markets, at hardware/paintsellers, other stores
Stay in Touch weekly news
Find Lead Safe Housing
Healthy Babies (nutrition and testing)
Community Awareness Events (October)
TEX data gathering: Surveys, one on one interviews, focus groups
Empowerment Activities: Basic info, refer for case management, Home lead test kits pilot project, Disclosure legal enforcement,
Public officials on issues: County Executive and Council, County Board of Health, City Council Health Committee, Cleveland Municipal Schools, Cleveland Health Department
Federal Legislation: LSHKA, AvGAS FAA reauthorization,
Toxics: Schumann follow ups, Emergency preparedness, other brownfields issues: Boogie building, Burke Lakefront Development
Research: Child lead testing pre-post July 2023 changes,
Activist and Leadership Updates
Fall training events
Fall-Winter fund raising
2024 Board reorganization
Awareness: informing the public about lead safety issues
Child Test Displays--maintain existing sites and add new sites (at least one in Spanish
RRP Displays--Paint sellers and Hardware displays. Displays will be countertop, wall and floor displays. EPA brochure with CLASH insert.
Tabling at community events--Literature distribution, TEX Surveys,
Tabling at sponsored events -- literature distribution and on site child testing; and empowerment consultation.
New brochure Lead Safe Babies: nutrition and lead testing
Weekly Stay in Touch: lead related stories for the "aware"
Midweek and Weekend Updates for board and activists on Wednesday and Saturday-opportunities to participate or comment.
Hot tips-Weekly lead-related story ideas to local media.
Governance News--Board reminders, agendas, financial reports, hot issues that need attention before the next meeting.
Advocacy Goals 2023
Expand Child Testing
Relocation benefit system for lead poisoned families (survivor home stabilization)
County and Suburban Outreach.
LSHKA re-introduce and educate
Electoral: informing public officials about lead safety issues
Briefings: Conwell, Ronayne
Public comment and Budget hearings
Child Testing: increase the number of children tested for lead poisoning
Organize Mobile testing events.
Lead Screening and Testing Committee-observe and comment
Identify gaps in the child testing "system" and recommend changes
Finalize survey, interview and focus group protocols
Training for volunteers.
Trial run child testing event
Enforcement: Monitor and promote implementation of the Lead Safe Certificate law
Lead Safe Advisory Board; observe and recommendations. Seek a seat at the table.
Empowerment: Assisting at risk families to secure stable, lead free housing and justice for their claims.
Firm up working relationship with LASH (Lawyers Advocate Safe Housing)
Case management. including interview and follow up; referrals, lead testing.
Build capacity to fill gaps in services.
Advocate for family relocation services
Lead Safe Housing for Kids Act: Reintroduce the bill, support EarthJustice in efforts on Capitol Hill, Enlist allies among Ohioans for passage of the bill.
Richard Starr/Contacts with CMHA
Outreach to potential sponsors for LSHKA 2023
Coordinate with EarthJustice
Volunteer training for CLASH activists: Move CLASH members from awareness to activism. Bring CLASH activists into leadership and governance roles.
TEX training (see above)
Management Team: Overall operations of the Organization
Reorganization meeting: 2023 goals, Board and at Large members
2023 Budget and Finances
Increasing management capacity.
Research: Investigating emerging lead issues in the community
Schools and lead
Aviation Gas and Lakefront redevelopment.