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Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism ConferenceIn June 2020, UHMP students Skye-Ali Johnson and Jada Johnson participated in a virtual conference hosted by the Freedom Forum where they spoke about the role of high school journalists during the pandemic. Media’s Perspective on Mental Health during COVID-19On May 27, 2020, Urban Health Media Project co-founder Jayne…

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      THE STIGMA OF SEEKING MENTAL HEALTHCARE HURTS TRAUMATIZED TEENS When trauma in the black community is discussed, and its causes and possible cures are talked about in public, a key topic is often left out. That would be mental health issues, the kind that are often caused or made worse by issues including…

Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Care Hurts Traumatized Teens
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Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Care Hurts Traumatized Teens

BY JANIYA BATTLE When trauma in the black community is discussed, and its causes and possible cures are talked about in public, a key topic is often left out. That would be mental health issues, the kind that are often caused or made worse by issues including physical and emotional trauma fatherlessness and sexual assault….

IMessage Saviors
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IMessage Saviors

November, 2018   Four African American teenaged girls started a group-chat that was originally intended to be about gossip and interesting situations they’d come across in their communities. However, it wound up leaving a more serious mark on each of its members.  As the members became more open to each other, the group chat slowly…

Housing discrimination timeline
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Housing discrimination timeline

  June 13, 1933 Home Owners’ Loan Corporation was established. Banks would determine a neighborhood’s risk for loan default and redline neighborhoods that were at high risk of default. These neighborhoods tended to be African American neighborhoods, whereas the white-middle-class Americans were able to receive housing loans. Over decades, as the white middle-class Americans left…

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UHMP staff and students at events with various members of the health community Setja Johnson, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Heaven Pete Skye-Ali Johnson and Benjamin Miller, PsyD., chief strategy officer of the Well Being Trust, at a Kennedy Forum event on Feb. 6. Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., with Skye-Ali Johnson at a Kennedy Forum…

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