How can journalism, the creative arts, and public health work together to say #Enough? At the Global Health Storytelling event Gun Violence: Beyond the Numbers, activists discussed the personal and societal impacts of gun violence and the need to reframe and advance dialogues. #Enough. After the Orlando nightclub massacre of 49 people in June 2016, Boston … Continue reading “Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers”
Month: September 2017
The Activist Lab is partnering with Graduate Student Life to connect students with opportunities to give back.
Advocacy training is a priority not only for the Activist Lab but also in the curriculum at SPH. We want to teach our students relevant skills that are eminently transferable to both their careers and their personal goals.
Our second year of Water Squad has come to a close, and we couldn’t have asked for better weather to be handing out water! Water Squad was created last year for two important reasons: First, because it’s hot! Most of us know just how brutal the summer can be in Boston, and hydration is important … Continue reading “Thank You Water Squad Volunteers!”
POSTED ON: September 18, 2017 TOPICS: dating abuse, domestic abuse, domestic violence, Gun control, gun violence, guns, Intimate partner violence The mass shooting in Plano, Texas, this month was the deadliest of 2017. It also fit a pattern: The shooter had targeted his estranged wife and her friends and family—and had a history of intimate partner violence (IPV). Now, a new study led … Continue reading “Gun Laws Requiring Domestic Abusers to Surrender Firearms Could Save Lives”