Is there a link between lead poisoning and crime? In spite of the terror we see played out in rare but high profile instances, the truth is crime is down nationwide. But why? Is it because of better police work? Or, could it be something far more organic? An article in an online magazine recently calls attention to a study that equates a drop in crime to efforts to reduce lead exposure in children.
Plus, a popular after-school photography club for inner city students is in jeopardy due to budget cuts. For 15 years, Studio 678 has provided a free after-school photography and writing program to more than 400 students. Now, it's turning to the community for help keeping itself alive.