Bettina Byrd-Giles
Posted On July 22, 2019 9:46 pm
CEO The Bethesda Life Center, Inc. HELPING MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES ACHIEVE BETTER HEALTH FOCUS Ensley is a community in Birmingham, AL that is a symbol of Birmingham’s rich industrial history. Like similar communities, Ensley has suffered economic decline. The Bethesda Life Center, Inc. is concerned with the health of the mind, body, and spirit of… View Article
Riana Elyse Anderson
Posted On July 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Assistant Professor University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education REDUCING RACIAL STRESS AND TRAUMA WITH BLACK FAMILIES FOCUS Repeated exposure to instances of racism and discrimination can result in psychological problems, lower educational attainment, and increased cardiovascular disease, even if it is through just witnessing these events. Research… View Article
Eugene Cooke
Posted On July 18, 2019 4:59 pm
Agroecologist Grow Where You Are FOCUS As urban farmers in Atlanta, we see the main barrier to food sovereignty in urban areas as a land justice issue. Real estate speculation diminishes the value of urban farming by ignoring its qualitative impacts, such as public safety, ecological restoration, and civic engagement. Therefore, we envision part of… View Article

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