MKE FreshAir Collective
MKE FreshAir Collective In the Media
MKE FreshAir Collective is Runner-Up for the Inaugural the MANDI Community Health Award!
MANDI Awards: The MANDI Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Community Health Award aims to recognize and celebrate organizations working to eliminate health disparities through systems change right here in our community. MKE FreshAir Collective is honored to be selected as runner-up and also to have recived an unexpected, special recognition at the event. You can watch the full MANDI awards here.
State of Change Podcast: Uncovering Air Pollution
Wisconsin's environment is changing faster and more dramatically than anyone expected. But there's another kind of change happening, too. Around the state, there's a growing movement to try and stop the dangerous trends before it's too late. (listen here)
How you can protect yourself from poor air quality amid Canadian wildfires
TMJ4 News: “The smoke is not be going anywhere, so it’s really important to understand current air quality and know what to do when it worsens,” Langston Verdin said. Verdin is the Executive Director of MKE FreshAir Collective, a community-led air-quality monitoring project. Verdin offered up some suggestions with the unhealthy air quality advisory in place...
Revealing the Invisible: One activist's quest in Milwaukee
IQAir Blog: Clean air advocate Langston Verdin knew that heavy concentrations of airborne industrial, commercial, and vehicle pollutants were present in some neighborhoods in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and that they were likely leading to increased asthma prevalence and asthma attacks in vulnerable populations in these neighborhoods...