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Bright Cities

We partner with and provide resources to city governments and local nonprofits to take action to protect the brains of their most vulnerable residents.

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Calling All Cities!

November 21, 2017
What do Minneapolis, Dearborn, Salt Lake City and Seattle all have in common?
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Bright Cities Spotlight on Salt Lake City, UT

May 31, 2017
For the past year, SLCgreen (the Sustainability Department of Salt Lake City, UT) has been pleased to partner with the Bright Cities program as part of Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) to determine how we can reduce or eliminate children’s exposures to neurotoxic chemicals when they’re at the most vulnerable stage of their development.
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Why Parents Should Vote Local on Election Day

November 4, 2016
In most major cities, less than 15% of voters turn out to vote in mayoral elections. Unless we vote, how can we ensure our local officials support policies that protect our babies?
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A Bright Future

August 4, 2016
Great work is being done with HBBF's first four Beacon Cities: Dearborn, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Seattle.
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Introducing Bright Cities

July 14, 2016
The first four cities have embarked on the Health Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) Bright Cities program: Dearborn, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City and Seattle.