Maria Anna Rafac
Sustainability Coordinator
Phone: 815-280-2546

GROW: Food, Community, Economy

JJC Hosts Author Sandra Steingraber

Dr. Steingraber will give a presentation; following that, there will be a dessert reception, and Dr. Steingraber will be available to sign copies of her books.

  • Wednesday, May 9
  • 6 p.m.
  • JJC Theatre, Main Campus

Dr. Sandra Steingraber is an internationally recognized ecologist, author, and cancer survivor. She has keynoted conferences on health and the environment throughout the U.S. and Canada, and has lectured at many universities, including Harvard and Yale. Her first book, "Living Downstream", discusses the environmental links between cancer and human health. Her latest book, "Raising Elijah", explores how the ongoing environmental crisis threatens the health of children. Both books are available for purchase in the JJC Bookstore.

Film Presentation

"Living Downstream", a documentary, based on Dr. Steingraber's first book, will be shown.

First screening: Moraine Valley Community College

  • April 17 from 9:30am-11:00am
  • April 18 from 10am-11:30am
  • Room B119
  • Directions

Second screening: Roosevelt University (430 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60605)

  • Friday, 4/20
  • 6pm
  • Congress Lounge (2nd floor), Auditorium Building, Chicago Campus
  • Directions

Third screening: Joliet Junior College

  • Saturday, April 28
  • 1 p.m.
  • D-2002, Main Campus
  • Directions