Heather Gaydos
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:36 pm
Reentry Project Director Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights FOCUS Over 12,000 individuals cycle in and out of Rhode Island’s prison system on an annual basis, a population with unmet health needs, large barriers to civic engagement, and high recidivism rates. My vision for a culture of health in RI is one in which… View Article
Isaiah Pickens
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:15 pm
Assistant Director, Service Systems Program University of California, Los Angeles FOCUS Our life stories are written by the experiences that shape us and the people we care most about. When traumatic experiences shape these stories, it can become difficult to manage stress and build healthy relationships—particularly for children and teens. Trauma-informed practices, coupled with culturally… View Article
Naya Jones
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:04 pm
Managing Director Get Rooted Consulting, LLC FOCUS Throughout American cities, Black, indigenous, and people of color communities {BIPOC} and BIPOC-led organizations navigate the intertwined challenges of food injustice, displacement, and wellbeing. As a geographer and healing arts practitioner, I help organizations and cultural workers put healing arts into everyday practice as they reimagine food and… View Article
Amy Boyer
Posted On July 22, 2019 9:17 pm
Program Manager Insight Garden Program GARDENING FOR HEALTH IN PRISONS FOCUS Prisons are places of disconnect. Insight Garden Program connects prisoners in California to themselves, nature and community through an innovative curriculum that is rooted in the gardens our participants grow. By growing themselves and plants, our participants change prison culture and successfully re-integrate into… View Article

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