Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP)

ORGANIZATION: Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP)

CONTACT NAME/TITLE:                 Lara Nagle/ SCA Fellow with GASP

ADDRESS:     5604 Solway Street              

CITY:  Pittsburgh                                                  STATE:         PA                                ZIP:  15217

PHONE: 412-325-7382                                        EMAIL:    lara@gasp-pgh.org

WEBSITE: gasp-pgh.org

 

Mission of the Organization: Fighting for cleaner air quality in SW PA since 1969 via education, outreach, and litigation.

 

Social Justice Issue Area that your organization works in:

___Peace and Human Rights                          ___ LGBT rights

                  ___Woman, Youth, and Families      ___Racial Justice      X  Environmental Justice

___ Economic Justice                     ___ Disability Rights                ___Other

 

 

Two projects that we have in mind are listed below (50 words max):

1.  Design a Sports Fest event where participants learn about air quality affecting athletes and compete in different games and sports to win air quality prizes (i.e. GASP t-shirts, water bottles, etc.)

2.  Students design an educational campaign for Athletes United for Healthy Air, such as writing and performing half-time announcements at school sporting events about athletes reducing their exposure to air pollution.

The maximum number of students that can work on these projects are 10 each.