Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
Last Update: Thu, December 11, 2008
Health is a precious asset. While the U.S. has experienced significant achievements in health overall, many citizens face limited prospects for good health and long life. Some believe that wellbeing is the product of good genes and health care; however, research shows that social and environmental factors have a decisive role. This session will include clips from “Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?,” a documentary that explores socio-economic determinants of health and presents promising policies and practices to improve health for all; the film will be followed by discussion about ways to engage communities in addressing health disparities.
Tue, May 05, 2009 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Bettye D. Brentley
Neighborhood Funders Group
Senior Policy Advisor
Office of the Mayor, City of Oakland
Laura Kettel Khan, Ph.D.
Sr. Scientist, Off.of the Dir., Div. of Nutrition, Phys. Activity & Obesity
Nat'l Ctr for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
The Stranahan Foundation
Council on Foundations · 2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 700 · Arlington, VA 22202 · 800-673-9036