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Robina Suwol Nominated For Hero Award
Founder of California Safe Schools Nominated for National Jewish Community Heroes Award
ROBINA SUWOL PROFILE
Robina Suwol is a tireless advocate for health and the environment, especially children. In addition to the effective work provided above, Robina Suwol has taken every opportunity to protect the most vulnerable populations. For example, Robina has been one of the most vocal concerning current EPA regulations, which state that threshold standards for chemical exposure are based on 160lb. adult male and opposed Intentional Dosing of Pesticides for Human Experimentation Studies. As more and more discussions begin on Global Warming, Robina has testified and commented that children's health must be addressed.
Since founding CSS, Suwol has achieved national and international prominence as an environmental and children's health activist. An articulate and compelling speaker, Suwol gives frequent presentations on school safety to parents, students, school officials and legislators. She has become increasingly sought after for her testimony before legislative bodies and conferences. Suwol serves on several national boards of directors of environmental and health organizations.
In addition, Suwol can be found most weekends volunteering at Health and Safety Fairs, Conferences and community events. Robina is a two time Volvo Award Finalist and the recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 - 2007 Environmental Award and the Red Cross Women of Spirit Award, 2007 US Pollution Prevention Champion , Los Angeles County Children's Leading Boldly Children's Award & South Coast Air Quality Management District's Award, and Prevention Magazine Hero. Recently UTNE Magazine named Robina one of the "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World"
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Children's Environmental Health & Environmental Justice Coalition founded in 1998 by Robina Suwol in Los Angeles, California.