About Environmental Health Equity
The zip code that you live in can determine a lot about the opportunities that you have in life, including how healthy you are and how long you will live. Pollution, and the negative effects that pollution can have on health, are a problem throughout Los Angeles County. However, poor communities and communities of color are more likely to face worse environmental conditions and worse health outcomes from the environment than wealthier communities and white communities. Follow the links below to learn more about how the environment around you can change your health and what can be done to improve conditions in your community.