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Margaret Gordon was inducted into the Environment category in 2007.

My Story

Margaret Gordon of Oakland responded to her family's struggles with asthma by dedicating herself to environmental activism and empowering the residents of West Oakland and other local communities in their struggles to discover and mitigate the sources of pollution linked to public health problems. She co-wrote the "Healthy Home Indoor Quality Project," which examines the reduction of diesel exposure for residents of West Oakland.