This episode of the Intersectional Healthcare podcast focuses on how social stigma, governmental policy, and decades of healthcare disparities have contributed to the increased infection and fatality rates of the undocumented Latinx community within California.
Amplifying Voices brings to you the struggles of birthgivers in their journey from pregnancy to postpartum and poses the midwifery model of delivery as a response to maternal mortality.
ICE detainees are ill and dying, and we need to talk about why. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, ICE employees at a detention facility in Adelanto, CA sprayed detainees with HDQ Neutral, a toxic disinfectant, causing skin irritation, nose bleeds, coughing, and nausea.
Given the exponential nature of climate change related effects on human society, advancements in reproductive technology could be exactly what humanity needs in order to survive; here, we explore the feasibility of such options as well as their legal, social, and ethical implications.
In this issue of Locked In, we explore the racialized history of the criminalization and medicalization of opioid addiction, and how this inequality has shaped the carceral landscape and lived experiences of incarcerated folks in America today: if the opioid epidemic is seen as a white issue, then why are Black and brown people primarily the ones in prison for it?
Our project discusses the various problems that are mitigated by the fast fashion industry, including: the exploitation of mainly women and children garment workers, the environmental effects that leads to a climate crisis, as well as creating inhabitable communities in low and middle income countries.
So is the Body Positivity Movement really THAT positive?
An interactive experience exposing the inescapability of pesticides through the eyes of two fieldworkers in the California Central Valley.