Exploring Racism as a Social Determinant of Health
BRITE (Building Resilience & Inclusion Through Engagement), a long-time contract provider with Substance Use Services – Prevention, is proud to share one of their projects, PhotoVoice Oxnard.
PhotoVoice is a visual research method that uses photography to capture issues of concern as a means for communication and stimulating social change. Through PhotoVoice, teens can become more engaged in their community and develop an ability to advocate for the changes that they want to see.
"Our experience living in our community allows us to provide evidence that shapes policy on gender, racial equity, behavioral health, and overall wellness. One powerful role we have as community members is sharing our stories on how our social environment affects our health and wellbeing."
Participants spoke to City Council members about their issues of concerns and their suggestions for change. See the photographs, writings and recordings at PhotoVoice Oxnard www.brite.link/photovoice
November 13, 2020
This presentation will provide an overview of recent developments in research and practice that focus on stress, acculturation stress, and resilience among Hispanic/Latinx populations.Read more
November 3, 2020
This new report makes the case for a community-level, prevention approach to reducing adverse childhood experiences.Read more
October 15, 2020
Measuring the Impacts. The health disparities identified by the HPI tool often stem from historic racism, including redlining in housing markets, education and employment discrimination, and racial bias in many other areas.Read more