Illustration of young woman facing a hallway of doors to choose
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12:00am

Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAW Committee of Women Writers, presented an online panel discussion about an issue that weighs heavily on young women affected by breast cancer, yet is rarely discussed.

Main image for article on Fallout panel discussion
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00am

How journalist John Hersey got the true story of the bombing of Hiroshima is the subject of Lesley M.M. Blume’s new book, "Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-Up and the Reporter Who Revealed it to the World." Blume, joined by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, discussed the book at a virtual panel discussion.

Panelists for "The Black Birth Experience"
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:00am

Our May 6 panel "The Black Birth Experience: Challenges, Joys and Justice" brought experts and TV writers together over the topic of why Black women are more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth than women in any other race group. 

Panelists for webinar on poverty and prosperity
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:00am

Hollywood, Health & Society brought together five leading creative talents behind current TV series that are changing up the narrative of what poverty looks like.

Portrait of young Black woman
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 12:00am

We brought together health experts and writers/producers to explore how racism, bias and a mistrust of the medical system all affect the outcome for young Black women with breast cancer, and the ways TV storylines can raise awareness about health disparities.

The Countdown: Atomic Storytelling main image
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 12:45pm

Experts from the world of nuclear threats and international security shared their amusing, poignant and personal accounts from key moments in their professional lives during a virtual storytelling event, “The Countdown: Atomic Storytelling From the People Who Know.”

Abortion webinar main image
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:00am

With newly appointed conservative Supreme Court justices, legal abortion is the floor, not the ceiling for reproductive health advocates. The pandemic has laid bare the flaws in the health care system when it comes to abortion care.