Throughout the regions I work in, faith leaders are concerned about the high rates of asthma in their congregations, among the young and elderly especially. I came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for clean air and good health, our moral rights.
It just makes sense that we all need and should have clear and safe air to breath. After all, it is a moral right.
I work with the AA Faith community in the southeast, and it is this community that bears the larger share of the undue burden of "dirty air and poor health" that is connected to the air quality in our cities, states and nation.
I speak with faith leaders and hear their concerns about the high rate of asthma and other respiratory symptoms among their youth and, now, their elderly members. It just makes sense that we all need and should have clear and safe air to breath. After all, it is a moral right.