Community justice and whole-body, well-being
In February 2017, the Community Justice Film Series looked at the impact of community justice, or the lack thereof, on our physical and mental health. Whole-body, well-being illustrates the intersectionality between the community justice themes presented in this series. When poverty, generational discriminatory housing policies, miseducation, community disinvestment, and trauma collide we see increased health disparities. Read more about whole-body, well-being in the op-ed published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch by film series partners.
Approximately 75 people gathered at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, to watch a portion of HBO's acclaimed documentary series, The Weight of the Nation, and discuss how a community justice lens could support a healthier community.
*Organizations are partners of the Community Justice Film Series. If you have additional books, articles, and other research to contribute to the list, please send us a message.
- "Medical Apartheid" by Harriett A. Washington
Articles and other research
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