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Message from our CEO

It is such a pivotal time in the Urban Health Media Project’s history.  Our student-instructor teams covered mental health and social justice work by youth leaders in six cities under a new content partnership with the nonprofit America’s Promise Alliance. Another UHMP team will cover the December annual meeting of the Sozosei Foundation, a new...

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Message from UHMP CEO

What a kickoff to summer!  On June 18, UHMP and the Washington Blade co-celebrated the release of the Blade’s Youth Pride and Mental Health special edition with a reception at the uber-hip nonprofit arts and culture venue, Dupont Underground.  Stay tuned for at least one fall UHMP exhibit and reception there this fall, most likely...

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We have a new college partnership with Georgetown University and our first full semester co-teaching at a high school

For the first time, UHMP is co-teaching a full semester on community health storytelling with a high school, Richard Wright Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. Instructor and former journalist Jeannine Hunter is co-teaching at the high school, which specializes in journalism and media arts. She’s using our unique curriculum developed by Teresa Redd, professor...

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Just so you know… Message from UHMP CEO

It’s an understatement to say things at the Urban Health Media Project are lit. Depending on your age, you may take that to mean we’re misbehaving. I’ve learned from the students that it actually means we’re excellent and exciting. And I’m certainly excited.  We’re growing quickly! Nearly four years after we launched in March 2017...