September 30, 2014
A powerful push for racial equity leaders
The course promotes a commitment from participants to applied leadership in their respective fields, and that leadership in the 21st century will be more effective if grounded in an understanding of racism and privilege, historic and current structures that sustain racial inequity, and resources.
March 1, 2021
What Regional One experts say about racial disparities, COVID-19 vaccine myths
In a virtual panel discussion Monday, Regional One experts discussed if, and why, people of color are not getting vaccinated at the same rate as white people, what fears people have about COVID-19 vaccines and how safe and effective the vaccines are for people of all races.
January 14, 2017
TEDxMemphis 2020: Speakers announced for foresight-themed event
“Foresight” is the theme of this year’s event, which takes place Feb. 22 at Crosstown Arts Theater. The 19-speaker lineup will share ideas on fighting poverty, juvenile justice reform, health care outcomes and more, according to a news release.
November 3, 2015
Theatre arts for health promotion: Using performance art for sex education and HIV prevention for North Carolina youth
Peer health education as well as theater-based interventions have been shown to be effective practices for health promotion; the combination of the two in the AMP! program is a compelling strategy for engaging youth at risk.