Toxic Tides

This environmental justice project is characterizing community threats posed by sea level rise (SLR) and flooding of hazardous sites to socially marginalized and disadvantaged populations through the development, integration and spatial analysis of: high-resolution maps of land areas at risk

Ethics of Report-back in Chemical Biomonitoring

Ethics of Report-back in Chemical Biomonitoring is a project that seeks to advance study participants’ right-to-know and right-to-act to reduce their exposures to environmental chemicals through individual and collective action. Our team has developed ethical, accessible and novel tools for communicating

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development is a project to assess potential health and equity impacts of oil and gas extraction activities in California. In addition to our scientific work, we are collaborating with scientific experts across the country

Climate Justice Initiative

The Climate Justice Initiative seeks to assess and temporally track the equity implications and potential co-benefits of California’s diverse climate change laws, specifically greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation activities from stationary and transportation sources that are regulated under California’s GHG reduction

Women Worker Biomonitoring Collaborative

We seek to understand women’s workplace exposures so we can make their jobs safer. The Women Workers Biomonitoring Collaborative brings together workplace communities, scientists, and advocates to study women workers’ body burden of chemicals. We have been working together since


The Women Firefighters Biomonitoring Collaborative Study examined exposures to chemicals linked to breast cancer, including carcinogens and chemicals that disrupt the body’s normal hormone function. Update: If you participated in this study and opted to receive your results, we are

Chemicals in Our Bodies

Chemicals in Our Bodies is a San Francisco-based pregnancy cohort study that is part of the National Institutes of Health Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program, a national consortium of children and pregnancy cohorts that support multiple, synergistic

Water Equity Science Shop (WESS)

WESS is a community-academic partnership that conducts research and multi-level public health actions to address the health risks associated with drinking water contamination among California residents in rural, agricultural, and socioeconomically disadvantaged communities that are served by small drinking water