GLLEN Resources



Housing by likelihood of lead paint over time - Pittsburgh - screenshot

Where is the Lead?: Pittsburgh

The following maps depict 2019 data of Michigan children with elevated blood lead levels by zip code.

State of Michigan (dot map)
State of Michigan (color map)
Dearborn and Detroit
Kent County/ Grand Rapids


Ecology Center's Costs of Lead Report 
Altarum's Value of Lead Prevention 
Altarum’s 10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure 

Action Guides

Lead Impacted Families Together: Parents' Platform to End Lead Poisoning (Michigan)
Ecology Center Lead Action Guide for Decision-makers (Michigan)
Ending Childhood Lead Poisoning and Exposure in Michigan: A Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure (Michigan)
Municipal Lead-Safe Policy Toolkit (Pennsylvania)
5 Ways to Achieve Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making (National)


Lead-Safe Demolition Working Group Report (Pennsylvania)

In the News

All Michigan children should be tested for lead at one and two years of age
Pittsburgh City Council Commits to Introduction of Legislation to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Lead poisoning prevention efforts in Lansing give hope to West Michigan group
Lead poisoning endangers generations of Detroit children, with no end in sight
Cleveland's Lead Safe Home Fund Receives $5 Million Investment from CareSource for Lead Poisoning Prevention
Study of ‘downstream’ effects of childhood lead poisoning reveals racial, economic disparities in adulthood
More Childhood Lead Poisoning Is a Side Effect of Covid Lockdowns