Beauty from Disgrace: How a Mongolian Woman is Combining Storytelling with Activism to End Stigma

By Handaa Enkh-Amgalan11/30/2020 Silence. Shame. Stigma. These are the first three words that come to my mind when I attempt to describe my experience as a former TB patient. Growing up in Mongolia, I knew that TB was a taboo topic that people oftentimes felt uncomfortable talking about, and this social norm still continues toContinue reading “Beauty from Disgrace: How a Mongolian Woman is Combining Storytelling with Activism to End Stigma”

How Everything Intersects: Healthcare Outcomes and Policy Decisions

By Anjana Sreedhar 8/18/2020 As a recent graduate from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, I have developed a newfound appreciation for how interconnected public service and quality of life are. If we as a society can improve healthcare access and coverage, public education access and quality, and urban transit, we can improve people’s qualityContinue reading “How Everything Intersects: Healthcare Outcomes and Policy Decisions”

Connect (Virtually): 20 Summer Learning Events

By Liz Hensler 7/23/2020 Due to COVID-19, almost all events have been moved to a virtual space. Luckily for us, this means anyone can join from almost anywhere in the world. Here is a round up of a few upcoming opportunities to engage with organizations and different topics: July: Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time.Host:Continue reading “Connect (Virtually): 20 Summer Learning Events”

Doing Something During COVID-19

By Liz Hensler July 3, 2020 First, we’ve got to get this out of the way up top – COVID-19 is not a political issue. If you believe scientists, you’ve worn your mask, stayed indoors, and limited your social contact. This is a health crisis, the likes of which we haven’t seen in our lifetimes.Continue reading “Doing Something During COVID-19”