Elizabeth McDade

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Elizabeth McDade is the program manager for the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning and the program coordinator for Rochester Safe and Efficient Homes Initiative at the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

The Mission: End Childhood Lead Poisoning in Rochester

In the 1990s, Rochester, New York, had an alarmingly large number of children who had elevated lead levels in their blood. Decades later, the rate has decreased by 85 percent. This is how a local coalition made it happen.