It has always felt like a worthwhile fight

In Conversation With: Student Excellence in Practice Award Winner, Abby Kim The Activist Lab congratulates Abigail Kim, the winner of the 2018 “Student Award for Excellence in Practice” for her outstanding and innovative public health practice. Abby received the award on May 18, during the SPH student awards ceremony.  The Student Excellence in Practice Award … Continue reading “It has always felt like a worthwhile fight”

Published on May 15th, 2018 in

The Peace Institute: Call to Action

The Louis D Brown Peace Institute Mother's Day Walk for Peace

The Peace Institute is continuing to push for House Bill 742 “An Act Amending Victim Compensation.” This legislation would shift the current state statute regulating Victim Compensation so that that the circumstances of a loved one’s homicide cannot be used to determine a family’s eligibility for funeral and burial reimbursement. Too many families are re-traumatized when … Continue reading “The Peace Institute: Call to Action”

Published on October 25th, 2017 in

Activist Month Featured Events

Activism – The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change. Dean Galea and Associate Dean Cox have written on this point before. When answering the question, “why activism?”, Dean Galea said, “An activist school can, above all, turn theoretical concepts into reality—an asset for a school that aspires to train … Continue reading “Activist Month Featured Events”

Published on September 14th, 2017 in

Activist Fellowship for 2018

Empty vintage congress hall with seats and microphones.

The Activist Lab is seeking applications for the Activist Fellowship that will run during the Spring and Fall semesters in 2018.  The Fellowship is focused on advocacy related to transgender rights in Massachusetts. The Activist Fellow will be selected in Fall 2017 and begin work in Spring 2018 semester, working through Fall 2018 (work during … Continue reading “Activist Fellowship for 2018”

Published on September 5th, 2017 in
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