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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The 13 Sentinel Awards honorees for 2019 feature storylines that shine a light on a range of health and social topics, including criminal justice, addiction/recovery, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and the existential threats of nuclear safety and climate change. 

Nuclear storytelling workshop
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Writer/producer Sarah Watson (“The Bold Type”) opened the Atomic Storytelling workshop with a quote from the film “Dead Poets Society" meant to inspire students to look at writing with an authentic and emotional perspective: “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” 

Addiction & Mental Health panel
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Screenwriter John August ("Aladdin") moderated a panel discussion on how Hollywood can help change the narrative about drug addiction and mental health. At one point, he asked the speakers on stage to recount something they had seen in a film or on TV that they didn’t want to see anymore.

ATX Festival panel members
Sunday, June 9, 2019 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019

HH&S Director Kate Folb moderated a panel titled “Better With Age: Growing Older on TV” at the eighth annual ATX Television Festival on June 9.

Black Mothers Matter panel members
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hollywood, Health & Society’s panel explored racial disparities in childbirth, and why black women are three to four times more likely to die after giving birth than white women.

Nuclear security panel members
Monday, March 18, 2019

Our co-sponsored panel with Ploughshares Fund brought together activists, policy-makers, experts and the entertainment industry on building a safer world free from the threat of nuclear weapons. The event featured Michael Douglas, award-winning actor/producer and UN Messenger for Peace.

Panel discussion at TV Academy
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Hollywood, Health & Society and the TV Academy Foundation co-sponsored a special panel discussion, “The Power of TV: Reproductive Health and Access in Storytelling,” focusing on how entertainment has influenced attitudes and access to safe reproductive choice and women’s healthcare.