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Yearly Archives: 2017

The Year in Pictures 2017

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Dr. James Weinstein Improving Health Equity and Health Care The Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Weinstein writes: Equality and equal opportunity are deeply rooted in our national values, wherein everyone has a fair shot to succeed with hard work. That said, there remain unacceptable disparities and inequities in our society and around the world. […]

Parar la pared para proteger a personas, vida silvestre, lugares y valores #stopthewall

El muro fronterizo entre Estados Unidos y México amenaza a las comunidades marginadas y a las especies en peligro de extinción, además de encarnar odio y división. In English La región fronteriza es sagrada para los pueblos indígenas como los […]

Statement by NAS, NAE & NAM Presidents on Report of Banned Words at CDC #promotehealthequity

Dec. 18, 2017 We are concerned deeply by a report that staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were instructed not to use certain words in budget documents. As leaders of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and […]

Health Equity Course UCLA & Charles Drew University Medical Schools #promotehealthequity

We are offering a course on healthy equity at UCLA Medical School in 2018, with readings based on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity (2017). The instructors are Dr. […]

Survival Stories: Lessons on how to cover climate change Columbia Journalism Review Dec 11 6-7:30 L.A. pm

Even as California emerges as the US beacon for climate change action, its residents still must grapple with the many ways in which carbon emissions and warming temperatures shape their lives. Join the Columbia Journalism Review for a discussion about […]

Protect People, Wildlife, Places and Values, #stopthewall

The U.S.-Mexico border wall threatens marginalized communities and endangered species, and embodies hate and divisiveness. December 6, 2017, by Marta A. Segura and Robert García En Español The border region is sacred to indigenous people, such as the Tohono O’odham, […]

Cuba’s National Art Schools L.A. Muni Art Gallery Felipe Dulzaides & John Loomis Dec 7 @ 7pm PST LA/LA

Felipe Dulzaides, Sam García Please join our friends Cuban artist Felipe Dulzaides and John Loomis, author of Revolution of Forms: Cuba’s Forgotten Art Schools, in conversation about the remarkable history and architecture of Habana’s Escuelas Nacionales de Arte (National Art […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Environmental Education means Environmental Justice

Environmental education means environmental justice to Maywood residents. I asked residents what River revitalization plans should include in environmental education programs. Young adults stressed the community needs to learn about disproportionate pollution burdens they experience daily, and how they can […]

Supermoon Baldwin Hills Dec 2017