RX for Healthy Communities - Mindy Fullilove
Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:00-7:30pm CDT, UMKC Student Union Theater, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

The lecture will focus on Mindy Fulliloves two books, Root Shock and Urban Alchemy, to discuss issues of community development, housing, race, community health and social justice. She will talk about steps towards a healthy renewal through building a connection between the larger community and segregated areas.

Books related to this event:

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Root Shock
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Hon AIA, MD
2016 Edition
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.

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Urban Alchemy
Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-Out Cities
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Hon AIA, MD
2013 Edition
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."