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Radium Girls (Novice Committee)

Set after World War I, each delegate will assume a role from those involved in America’s deadly radium-dial factories and discuss its subsequent repercussions. Radium, a cancer causing substance, has caused several radium-dial painters to die. Delegates will work towards several objectives: they will identify those liable, define adequate compensation for the victims, and draw up improved workplace standards. In this committee survivors, experts, business executives and others will come together to discuss the disaster. How will delegates attempt restitution and can safety standards ensure this never happens again? 

For questions or concerns regarding this committee, please contact Ella Allen at 23iallen@wpsstudents.org