On May 19th, more than 150 guests, including State Senator Chip Shields, Representative Lew Fredrick and City Council Member Amanda Fritz, as well as Josiah’s family, healthy home proponents, community partners, supporters, and concerned citizens celebrated the 5th Annual Leaving a Legacy Celebrations. The Environmental Protection Agency, represented by Mike Slater; Multnomah County Environmental Health Services, represented by Lila Wickman; and Portland Water Bureau, represented by Jimmy Brown, were awarded the 2011 Environmental Justice Awards for the shared commitment to protect children from environmental hazards and promote community action for healthy homes. To read the whole press release,Click Here.
Category Archives: Press Releases
5th Annual ‘Leaving a Legacy’ Fundraiser
May 30, 2011
Josiah Hill III Clinic Awarded NECN Grant!
February 22, 2011
Wonderful news- JHC has been awarded a $2000 grant to promote healthy homes for children in sub-standard housing! Read all about it here.
Ceremony to Honor Josiah Hill III
February 9, 2011
Josiah Hill III, the inspiration for the foundation of JHC, would be celebrating his seventy-second birthday this February 20th. In memory of his invaluable contributions, the building in which the Clinic resides will be named the official Josiah Hill III Building. See the full press release: Josiah Hill III Dedication Ceremony
3rd Annual NW Environmental Health Conference
January 20, 2011
We are pleased to have a hand in hosting the 3rd Annual NW Environmental Health Conference this year! Held at Portland State University on February 11th, health experts from all over the region will present on the most pressing issues in the emerging field of Environmental Health. Click here to read the full press release!
Radon Coalition News Release
January 18, 2011
Along with the Oregon Health Authority, the Community Energy Project, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Multnomah County Healthy Homes Program, JHC has recently become a part of the Radon Awareness Coalition. The coalition is spreading radon awareness and distributing free radon test kits throughout the month of January. Click here to read the full press release!
Environmental Justice Task Force Receives Award
December 16, 2010
The Oregon Environmental Task Force was the recipient of a National Achievements in Environmental Justice Award from the EPA! Click here to view the press release. Bravo Oregon.