Rodham Institute Resilience Screening

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The Rodham Institute is pleased to host its 9th DC Community Health Connect! 

For this event, they are pleased to host a private screening of the film Resilience, a documentary on the critical link between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and chronic illness in adulthood. The film also explores the movement determined to fight against the lasting impact of ACEs. 

Theyinvite you to join us for a one-time only screening, followed by a group discussion. 

Food will be provided, and tickets are free but limited.

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 5:30PM - 8:00PM

Location: Busboys and Poets, 14th & V

2021 14th Street NW

Washington, DC 20009 

RSVP here. Read more about Resilience here.

Service Opportunities for Students: Community Engagement via the Arts

ArtReach is a partnership between GW and THEARC (http://www.thearcdc.org), an arts, education, and recreation campus in DC’s Ward 8. ArtReach is a great opportunity for GW faculty, students, and alumni to partner in our own DC community through arts. The ArtReach program is always open to new initiatives with GW faculty and students, but are particularly seeking student volunteer support at this time. We need your help.

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New Publication by Nashman Affiliate Faculty, Dr. Jordan Potash: “Citizenship, Compassion, the Arts”

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Nashman Affiliated Faculty member Jordan Potash and his collaborators have published a new article, “Citizenship, Compassion, the Arts: People Living with Mental Illness Need a Caring Community,” in Social Change. The new article highlights their work using art therapy exhibits and response art to reduce stigma, promote inclusion, and engage policy discussions for people living with mental illness.

To read the article, click here. To read another article from 2017 related to this one, click here. For Professor Potash’s GWU faculty page, click here. To check out more of our great Nashman Affiliated Faculty, click here.

New Washington Post Article from Professor Gregory D. Squires

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Professor Gregory D. Squires, a Nashman Center Affiliated Faculty member in the Sociology Department, published an article in the Washington Post. The article, ‘The right to stay put,’ written in collaboration with Dominic T. Moulden and Aristotle Theresa, is the product of ongoing collaborative work and covers some of the same subject matter as Professor Squires’ recent book, “The Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences, and Future
Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act (Routledge 2018).”

To read the article, click here. Professor Squires’ GWU faculty page can be found here. If you want to check out more Nashman Affiliated Faculty and their work, click here.