2022 Sentinel Awards

'Abbott Elementary' creator/executive producer Quinta Brunson

A Dark Future?

A.I.-driven technologies and 'slaughterbots'

Black Mothers Matter

Exploring the topic of racial disparities in childbirth

2022 Sentinel Awards

Our annual celebration with host Yvette Nicole Brown

Aging and A.I.

What the future holds for all of us as we grow older

The Kerner Commission Legacy

Can entertainment have a role in helping to heal a divided society?

2022 Sentinel Awards

'Reservation Dogs' honored for its entire first season

Tip Sheets

Information on plastic pollution, climate emergency, addiction, mental health, systemic racism and more

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Curing the Climate Emergency

Extreme weather, water resources and sustainability
Must Read
Climate Leaders in TV & Film

HH&S Director Kate Folb is among a Forbes list of 68 climate change leaders working to make television and film part of the solution.

Must Watch
'We're Still in the Game'

Five accomplished Hollywood veterans say there should be more stories in entertainment about the vibrant lives of older adults.

The Power of TV

Our event explored how young women are affected by early onset breast cancer, the lack of risk facts, and health care inequities.

2022 Sentinel Awards
A Red-Carpet Celebration

Quinta Brunson, Hannah Einbinder, Tyler James Williams and Sarah Podemski were among the shining stars on the red carpet.

Must Watch
The HH&S Story

Producer Norman Lear, Lear Center Director Martin Kaplan, and HH&S' own Kate Folb talk about "the small and mighty HH&S team." 

Averting Catastrophe

What does the Russia-Ukraine conflict mean for the future of war, diplomacy and nuclear risks? A panel of experts had some answers.

Writing the Wrongs of the Past

A discussion moderated by journalist Jelani Cobb looked at bias in Hollywood. Things have changed, but more needs to be done.

Tip Sheets
Get the Facts. Fast.

Check out our Tip Sheets for information on topics that include health, social inequalities, the climate emergency, and plastic pollution. 

Pandemic Trauma

Moderated by CNN's Phil Mattingly, the panel explored how the pandemic affected our already beleaguered healthcare workers.

Must Watch
Abortion on TV

The abortion pill was approved in 2000, yet it's rarely been seen on TV. News coverage wasn’t much better. Watch our video timeline.

Must Watch
Aging Well with Community

A SCAN Foundation series highlights three caregivers and their relationships with the special older adults in their lives.

The Hiroshima Cover-Up

Author Lesley Blume and journalist Eric Schlosser discussed her new book "Fallout" and the true story of the Hiroshima bombing.


The Black Birth Experience

Black women are more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth than women in any other race group.

What Poverty Looks Like

We brought together five leading creative talents behind TV shows that are shaking up the narrative of what poverty looks like.

Black Women & Breast Cancer

Racism, bias and a mistrust of the medical system all affect the outcome for young Black women with breast cancer.

Addiction & Recovery
Breaking the Stigma

HH&S brought together experts to discuss how Hollywood can help change the narrative around addiction and mental health. 


I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.

—climate activist
Greta Thunberg

Maternal Health
Racism & Childbirth

Our panel explored why black women are three to four times more likely to die after giving birth than white women.