Project Title & Description
NEIGHBORHOOD LEAD SURVEY AND EDUCATION PROGRAM
The purpose of this project is to reduce lead exposure and provide community education about the local risks and sources of lead exposure, especially for children. This project will provide outreach of home repair programs to connect residents with lead abatement services. This project will provide soil testing for all vacant lots in the community, identifying lead hot spots and assisting community groups in planning gardens and other vacant land reuse projects. Local residents, including young adults will be hired during this project and will gain job skills while providing services to their community.