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May 2021

Decarceration as a Public Health Strategy: Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 (this event has passed)

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
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The second event in our series will consider prison depopulation or decarceration in response to the threat of COVID-19 in places of incarceration. In response to the growing number of COVID-19 outbreaks in these facilities, public health experts, civil rights attorneys, and advocacy groups have made urgent appeals for decarceration. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison decongestion measures have been adopted in over 100 countries worldwide. However, decarceration and prison depopulation isn’t straightforward. It raises a host of…

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Young Mental Health Leaders Series: Peer Support & Youth Mental Health

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Co-Hosted by GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard & Mental Health America  Register for the webinar here!  With increasing rates of distress among young people, young leaders are stepping up to transform how we approach mental health. Youth peer support programs are growing in popularity because young people want them and because research shows peer support works. To build on this momentum, we must equip young people with the tools and skills to support themselves and their peers and invest in youth peer support programs…

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A Perpetual Crisis: Reflections on Renewed Public Health Failures at the U.S./Mexico Border

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In March 2021, a record number of children arrived at the U.S./Mexico border, challenging capacity at US Customs and Border Protection facilities and placing newfound pressure on the Biden Administration to act promptly. However, this humanitarian crisis is not new, nor is it a direct result of a new U.S. government administration. For decades, the U.S. has failed to improve a system ill-equipped to handle the needs of vulnerable refugees and migrants. As children wait in overcrowded jail-like structures and…

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