Many of our members may be familiar with Dr. Camara Jones’ provocative allegory to illustrate the levels of racism – institutionalized, personally mediated, and internalized –previously published in CityLights (“Interchange 2002: Best Practices for Systems Change,” Vol. 11, No. 2, Conference 2002).
Lately, it seems as if the nation’s attention has been more focused on the complex interplay of mental health factors impacting the social well-being of people and communities. Events such as the shooting recently played out on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University make for headline news, but maternal and child health populations in our nation’s cities face a myriad of mental health concerns each and every day. Read more...
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