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June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 12-1p PT / 3-4p ET for a virtual tour of The Healing Project’s brand new digital archive!

What do violence, incarceration, detention and policing have to do with struggles to advance health equity? How do the arts help us sustain movements and heal communities? Join us to explore this exciting new digital archive and it means to health workers. We’ll discuss what the art, stories, and realities of incarcerated people in the US mean for health professionals’ work to advance health equity in the context of historical and contemporary social justice movements.

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QbzkzXR7SGq0pa5AU0wDnw

Speakers include:

Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes is a composer, pianist/vocalist, interdisciplinary artist, and sur-realist whose work delves into all the things our society tries to hide. He is the creator of The Healing Project — which explores the daily realities of violence, incarceration, detention, and policing in communities across the United States and highlights healing and care strategies that emerge from these same communities — and its digital archive, music album, and exhibition.

Nathaniel Moore is an Archivist and Co-Director with Freedom Archives, a community archive and educational space dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical audio, video, and print materials documenting progressive movements and culture from the 1960s to the 1990s. Nathaniel has been active in prison education programs at San Quentin State Prison for over a decade, as well as in other projects uplifting the voices of prisoner-led movements.

Amber Akemi Piatt is the Health Instead of Punishment Program Director at Human Impact Partners (HIP), a national nonprofit organization focused on transforming the field of public health to center equity and building collective power with social justice movements. Trained in public health and clinical psychology, she has collaborated with grassroots groups on successful campaigns to curb United States militarism, incarceration, and police violence.

You can register at bit.ly/HealingProjectTour. Please email Amber at amber@humanimpact.org with any questions.

And if you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, be sure to check out the full exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts before September 4, 2022! It is free, open to the public, and not to be missed.

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June 16
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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