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Recorded Webinar – Power Prism 101: Effective Advocacy for Community Change

The RIPRC and The American Heart Association, August 2021 This is a recording of the RIPRC’s Power Prism 101 training, which was presented by Lori Fresina and Terra Hall of the American Heart Association on August 10th, 2021. Viewers can expect a lively and... read more

Learn the Law: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking Series 1-24

SAMHSA: The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking, 2021 Alcohol remains the most widely used substance by young people. To address this public health issue, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage... read more

Recorded Webinar: Racial Equity in the Context of Prevention

Don Mays, February 25, 2021 This is the seventh installment of the RI PREVCON Virtual Series. During this webinar, Don Mays—artist, educator, and activist/advocate—focuses on racial equity within the context of prevention, addressing the intersection between racism... read more

Trauma, Racism, Chronic Stress and the Health of Black Americans

Office of Behavioral Health Equity, June 3, 2020 Summary Findings: racism and associated trauma and violence contribute to mental health disorders, particularly depressions, anxiety and PTSD, and chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension,... read more

The Trauma Lens of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Journal of Social Issues, 2017 Police violence against racial and ethnic minorities has been researched through the lens of multiple social science disciplines including psychology. Within psychology, the study of trauma lends itself to understanding the dynamics of... read more

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