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Rachel Morello-Frosch Appointed to White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council

Rachel Morello-Frosch, faculy affiliate of ISSI's Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, has joined the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) and is "excited to support the Biden Administration's efforts to address current and historic environmental justice." Morello-Frosch also notes that she would like to see strategies that integrate sustainibility and environmental justice goals into policy and that improve the quality of multiple environmental aspects in communities of color and low-income communities.


Border Abolition, Border Health

"Beyond border health: Infrastructural violence and the health of border abolition," a recent article in the journal Social Science & Medicine, was co-authored by the late Sam Dubal, who was an affiliate of ISSI's Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. "Outlining the rights of people to stay and to move, and drawing on lessons from the prison abolition movement, [the authors] offer policies and practices towards a ‘no borders’ system."


Featured Books

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/667051/epidemic-illusions-by-eugene-t-richardson-foreword-by-paul-farmer/

Eugene T. Richardson (The MIT Press, 2020)

by Ann Swidler & Susan Cotts Watkins (Princeton Press, 2017)

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