An In Person Event
On Saturday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m., the Barnstable Youth Commission, Barnstable High School Green Club, and Sturgis East Environmental Club are hosting an event called PFAS and Your Community. There will be a screening of short films about the impact of PFAS pollution on human health and the environment followed by a panel discussion.
Panelists include Massachusetts State Senator Julian Cyr and Dr. Laurel Schaider, senior scientist at Silent Spring Institute, among other local leaders and experts. Dr. Schaider is the lead investigator of the Massachusetts PFAS & Your Health Study, which is sponsoring the event. See below for more details.
The event is FREE. All are welcome!
WHAT: PFAS and Your Community — Film Screening and Panel Discussion
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Sturgis Charter Public School Community Center, 529 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
PFAS: The secret toxins in your body – German multimedia reporter Tim Schauenberg explores the history and pervasiveness of PFAS chemicals and what people can do to protect themselves (Deutsche Welle, Planet A).
Forever chemicals: The threat of PFAS in our water – CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Lee Cowan looks at how the chemicals got here, and talks with families, farmers, and health advocates fighting for clean, safe water.