Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers

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”

Published on September 28th, 2017 in #ENOUGH | Tags: , , , ,

Life on Albany Street Hackathon


A hackathon is traditionally considered to be an event, lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. The Activist Lab is applying that concept to real-world activism in public health. This fall, the Activist Lab is hosting the first hackathon and the theme is Life on Albany. Where … Continue reading “Life on Albany Street Hackathon”

Published on August 22nd, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: , , ,

Advocacy Bootcamp


This all-day team-based workshop will teach you crucial advocacy skills, such as how to define and frame an issue, how to build coalitions, how to develop and implement a strategic plan, and how to testify in a legislative hearing. You will learn these skills and apply them in a case study. Previous topics have included … Continue reading “Advocacy Bootcamp”

Published on August 15th, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: ,