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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha | What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Wed, July 25, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In partnership with the Heinz Endowment and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a feature of GLR Week

The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis—the signature environmental disaster of our time—and an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power.

Internationally recognized for her 2015 study that exposed elevated lead blood levels in Flint children, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a physician, scientist, and activist at the forefront of one America’s most notorious public-health crises. She is the recipient of the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. What the Eyes Don’t See tells the inspiring story of how a diverse group of researchers, parents, and community leaders fought bureaucratic indifference and proved that Flint’s children were exposed to dangerous levels of lead.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341

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