Social Justice in Public Health Seminar
About the Seminar
Pre-registration per lecture is required
Fall 2016 Seminar Series Details
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to topics of public health and social justice through a speaker series and viewing segments of relevant documentaries and discussion of social determinants of health.
Schedule for 2016-2017 Social Justice Series Seminar
|Session 1: September 1
|Session 2: September 15
|| Place Matters: The Built Environment and Health
|Session 3: September 29
|| Food Security and health
|Session 4: October 13
|| Incarceration, Re-Entry & Restorative Justice
|Session 5: October 27
|| Sentencing Laws & Low Income Communities
|Session 6: November 10|| Housing instability and homelessness
- 1-unit elective :
- Students must attend all sessions 5 of the 6 sessions and write a position paper on the effects of one of these topics on health outcomes.
- Enrollment tracking will be done via feedback evaluation form on each speaker
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