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Health Journalism At Richard Wright Public Charter School

Students at Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts had the opportunity to learn about journalism this academic school year in a new way. The Urban Health Media Project partnered with Richard Wright to co-instruct a journalism course on health issues that helped students acquire skills such as interviewing, writing, creating visuals...

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Content & Programs Update– Summer 2021

Our Spring workshop, “Home Sick: How Where We Live Impacts Health,” was a big success, with 19 students from seven cities producing five high-quality feature stories on the health effects of homelessness, lead poisoning, unaffordable housing and neighborhood-level violence. All but one of the stories have been published. (We’re still looking for a Miami-area publisher,...

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Message from UHMP CEO

What a kickoff to summer!  On June 18, UHMP and the Washington Blade co-celebrated the release of the Blade’s Youth Pride and Mental Health special edition with a reception at the uber-hip nonprofit arts and culture venue, Dupont Underground.  Stay tuned for at least one fall UHMP exhibit and reception there this fall, most likely...