We live in an increasingly polarized society with exceedingly complex and pressing issues facing health care, including class and race-based health disparities, unequal access to health care, and the increasing toll of gun violence against persons of color.
Guest speakers include Dr. Mindy Fullilove, George Yancy, Sayantani DasGupta, and Topher Sanders.
Public health activists, community leaders, social activists, police officers, legal/philosophical scholars, nurses, therapists, physicians, dentists, chaplains, and other clinicians are invited to extend their expertise and contribute to this conversation of pressing importance.
Schedule and workshop details can be found here: http://narrativemedicine.org/workshop-april2017.html
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
Root Shock examines three different U.S. cities to unmask the crippling results of decades-old disinvestment in communities of color and the urban renewal practices that ultimately destroyed these neighborhoods for the advantage of developers and the elite.
Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-Out Cities
Mindy Thompson Fullilove presents ways to strengthen neighborhood connectivity and empower marginalized communities through investigation of urban segregation from a social health perspective. "Fullilove passionately demonstrates how, through an urbanity of inclusion, we can heal our fractured cities and make them whole again."
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