Asthma Plan Announced at the Boys & Girls Club at THEARC

Asthma Plan Announced at the Boys & Girls Club at THEARC

The Boys & Girls Club at THEARC was the site for the President’s Task Force on Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children announcement of the Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities.  Key leaders including Lisa Jackson, Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency; Shaun Donovan, Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Kathleen Sebellius, Secretary for the US Department of Health and Human Services, spoke on the importance of creating healthier environments for minority children who are more likely to suffer from asthma than other groups.  Read the news release