About Us

With great courage, tenacity and love—we embrace one of the greatest challenges to the health of our community. We believe that, as members of this community, it is our responsibility to co-create a better world where our posterity can flourish.


Organizational Description

The Live Lead Free Quad Cities (LLFQC) is a bistate, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization established in 2018 by organizational members of the Quad Cities with the purpose of creating a healthy living, playing, and working environment for its most vulnerable residents.


Offerings and Delivery Mechanisms

  1. Home Remediation/abatement/inspection
    1. The Housing Cluster, a LLFQC partner, conducts lead inspections, manages contractor bidding, management of the remediation/abatement activities, performs final inspection, and reports findings to the LLFQC board for “Lead-safe” designation.
  2. Education
    1. The LLFQC works with its members to develop educational content, materials, and events to educate providers, home owners, parents, and the community of lead based paint hazards and resources.
  3. Legislative advocacy
    1. The LLFQC works with local and state government to create policies that encourage safe home rental practices, community resources, and training.

Mission, Vision, Values


To protect and preserve the health of Quad Citizens by preventing lead poisoning with CARE:

  1. Collaboration
  2. Advocacy
  3. Remediation
  4. Education


To eliminate lead based paint poisoning.


    1. Fairness
    2. Quality
    3. Respect
    4. Collaboration
    5. Trust
    6. Community focused
    7. No fine print
    8. Heart of a volunteer
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