Breathing Life Into Learning About Air Quality

High school students from underserved communities in the Fresno area will be invited to participate in a three hour session facilitated by California Health Sciences University and UCSF Fresno to learn about air quality in the San Joaquin Valley; how air pollutants impact the respiratory system; the health effects of poor air quality; how to search NLM resources for health information; and community resources to improve air quality and reduce the impact of poor air quality on their health.


Project Lead: Katie Hoskins


Age Group: Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Geographic Type: Medically Underserved Areas/Populations, Rural, Suburban
Issues & Interests: Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health
Race & Ethnicity: Asians/Asian Americans, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latin Americans
Roles of Participants Project is Intended to Serve: Educator - College & Post-grad, Educator - K-12, Library or Information Professional, Student - K-12

Award Details

Funding Source: Region 5
Project Category: Outreach
Period of Performance: Nov 8, 2021 - Apr 30, 2022
Project Status: Completed

Project Funding

Federal Fiscal Year 2021: $4,957