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Our Writers beyond Synapsis
Guest writer, Barbara Lock describes her experiences as an emergency room physician during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City. She takes a personal approach to how fear of illness manifested for her and her family. You can also read her interview about the peice here.
Megan Swartzfager created an interactive map to tell the statistical and human story of COVID-19 in prisons through, in the language of the website, “data from The Marshall Project, Prison Policy Initiative’s State Profiles, various news sources that are linked in the map, and personal communications with incarcerated people. ” Among the linked stories is the Justice-in-Education Program: COVID-19 special issue.
October 18, 5:30 – 7:30PM
This panel situates racism as a global phenomenon and highlights issues of racism and public health in country contexts besides the United States. Speakers include Bob Fullilove, Salim Abdool Karim, Mary Basset, and Stella Yi.