HERCULES Community Engagement in the News

Local NPR station WABE 90.1 airs a continuing series on Atlanta’s Proctor Creek on “Morning Edition.”  HERCULES SAB members Na’Taki Osborne-Jelks and Tony Torrence can be heard here describing the conditions and community activism in the area. The series also featured highlights from the Proctor Creek Health Survey on indoor mold and asthma conducted by Andrea Winquist (Emory) and Yomi Noibi (ECO-Action) as part of the HERCULES Pilot Program. HERCULES community partners, Yomi Noibi and Monica Robinson, and COEC Co-Director, Melanie Pearson, can be heard here describing the results of the study. 

On June 9, 2017, the NIEHS PEPH newsletter included a grantee highlight featuring HERCULES COEC Co-Director, Melanie Pearson. Read here to learn all about the work that Dr. Pearson does with Atlanta communities to address their environmental health concerns.