This year's Annual Human Rights Picnic will take place on Sunday August 26, from 3-6PM in the Mellon Park picnic shelter across from Bakery Square. The event is co-sponsored with Hill District Consensus Group, PGH for CEDAW, Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Landless People’s Alliance and others.
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.
This new Critical Public Health journal club seeks to spark critical and reflexive conversations with attention to deeper social & historical contexts, ‘unintended consequences’ of intervention & research, and dynamics of power. We will also seek to identify alternative frameworks to enact in research and practice. Interdisciplinary and open to all!
October reading: Coveney, J., & Bunton, R. (2003). In pursuit of the study of pleasure: Implications for health research and practice. Health, 7(2), 161-179.
Last Updated On Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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