Fotonovela: Get the Lead Out!

Study Circle

Reports and Papers

Resources and Information about Lead Poisoning 

Study Notes

This project focused on a tiered dissemination strategy to provide consumers and retailers with materials for preventing lead contamination from foods and candy.

The Project Team worked in Monterey County with English as a Second Language, Adult Education, Community Based Adult Literacy, and Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Education programs as well as local government, food retailers and to local ‘envios’ retailer businesses.

The goals were to:

Project Team

Core Team

Dr. Margaret Handley - Assistant Professor in Epidemiology and Family and Community Medicine at UCSF
Paul Heavenridge - Executive Director and project director Literacyworks
Ashely Richards - Professional development coordinator SFSU
Dr. Maricel Santos - SFSU/Center for Immigrant & Refugee Community Literacy Education (CIRCLE) and Assistant Professor of English (TESOL) at San Francisco State University

Advisory Team

Ercilia Donnelly - Vice Principal at the Monterey Adult School
Dr. Jim Grieshop - UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist
Celeste Hall, RN - Monterey County nurse and Project health outreach coordinator
Dr. Bob Harper - Principal, Salinas Adult School
Kathleen Nolan - Nutrition Education Program Manager, University of California Cooperative Extension, Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties Family Nutrition Education Programming

For More Information Contact:

Paul Heavenridge
Executive Director
PHONE: (510) 658-4630
EMAIL: pheaven@literacyworks.org

Maricel G. Santos
Assistant Professor
English Department, MA TESOL Program
San Francisco State University
PHONE: 415-338-7445 (office)
EMAIL: mgsantos@sfsu.edu