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UHMP Community Health Storytelling ‘Bootcamp’ Application

We are now accepting applications for our Community Health Journalism Bootcamp!  The Urban Health Media Project's new journalism training opportunity is an introductory-level “bootcamp” on community health storytelling for promising writers without journalism experience. We are looking for a small group of 8-10 diverse high school students who are talented writers, are interested in...

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Get involved with UHMP

Learn more about our Community Health Storytelling 'Bootcamp' May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and UHMP is launching “Therapy Thursdays''  -- a chance for our students to speak live, on Instagram, with a mental health expert/therapist about mental health topics. The first session is on Thursday May 6 at 6:30 p.m. EST. The first...

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For one little girl, sexual assaults changed her life until she took control Latinx Health Care: Lost in Translation Ethics Policy Covering racism, health disparities in the headlines Charleston Black history museum to provide context for racial protests As black teen suicide rises, more resources and awareness needed COVID-19’s disproportionate effect on blacks tracks...

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Housing, Health Journalism Workshop for Spring 2021 Info

The Urban Health Media Project closed the applications for our Spring 2021 workshop, “Home Sick: How Where We Live Impacts Health.” The six-week workshop, which begins March 2, will allow 20 high-school student journalists a chance to learn about the many ways where we live impacts our health, both mental and physical. Working in...