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Breaking News!!!!

Friday, July 20, 2018, Communicore, C1-17

How to Facilitate Conversations with Patients About Current Events

The news cycle seems to incredibly fast these days and current events often involve tragic, traumatic incidents.  Join us for a discussion of how to help patients cope with the news and how to take care of ourselves while helping them.  We will connect you with supportive resources for these kinds of conversations.  Discussion led by Education and Advocacy Committee Members.

 

 

 

 

August, 17, 2018, Communicore C1-17

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

By Matthew Desmond

 

Evicted book

Available on Amazon ($12)

Available at UF Smathers Library

Join us for a discussion of this powerful book about the toll of evictions of all aspects of life.  Here is a recent article about Matthew Desmond and his more recent work if you don’t have time to read the entire book:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/07/upshot/millions-of-eviction-records-a-sweeping-new-look-at-housing-in-america.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&src=me&WT.nav=MostEmailed

And a link to an interview of Matthew Desmond on NPR:

https://www.marketplace.org/2018/04/09/economy/eviction-desmond-princeton-housing-crisis-rent

 

 

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