Community Forum on Pesticides and Our Children's Health

When: Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Where: PS 290 The Manhattan New School Cafeteria - 311 East 82nd


Councilman Ben Kallos, District 5

Sarah Evans, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

K-203 parents

Paula Rogovin, K-203 teacher

Panelists will address:

- What do scientists and doctors say is the impact of pesticides (such as the ones used in NYC parks, playgrounds and public spaces on children and adults?

- Why is the pesticide, Roundup (with glyphosate) considered particularly dangerous for all people?

- What are the alternatives to toxic pesticides?

- What is INTRO 0800 and why is it so urgent to get at least 26 votes to pass this bill in the City Council?

- How can we work together to get the City Council of NYC to pass INTRO 0800?

Please help up get the word out.  We want to fill up the cafeteria!