Tag: Lead

Detroit Arts and Cultural Organizations Major Focus of Erb Family Foundation September Grants
September 17, 2021December 21, 2021
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Detroit Arts and Cultural Organizations Major Focus of Erb Family Foundation September Grants

Today we announced $3.6 million in new and ongoing grants during the September grant cycle. Our founders, Fred and Barbara Erb valued the contribution the arts make to the area’s economic, social, and creative well-being which is why over $2 million was awarded to arts and culture organizations. See the complete grants list here. Sixty arts and...

We Can End Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Detroit Children
July 14, 2021December 21, 2021
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We Can End Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Detroit Children

Environmental justice is hard work – and complex – but just because we can’t do everything doesn’t mean we can’t do something. And this particular something is really, really important: lowering elevated blood lead levels in babies and children. The amount of lead in kids’ blood has decreased dramatically in the past several decades thanks...

June 17, 2020December 21, 2021
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Tackling Lead in Detroit

When Michigan state senator Adam Hollier began an initiative to reduce blood lead levels in Detroit children, he didn’t know he’d be advocating for his own daughter.