Our “Atomic Football” event was a night to think about the unthinkable, including nuclear proliferation and war, and the grim prospect of terrorists getting their hands on a weapon of mass destruction. But there was also a ray of hope—the role entertainment can play in raising public awareness.
HH&S drew upon its long-standing connections with the CDC, entertainment industry and local health agencies to present a roundtable at the Los Angeles LGBT Center on the status of HIV/AIDS in entertainment. The discussion brought together TV writers, HIV experts, storytellers and members of the creative team from ABC’s "How to Get Away With Murder."
Our panel event featuring writers and producers, “Telling LIfe Stories: Crisis and Care at the Beginning, Middle and End,” drew a full house to the WGAW to explore the issues of TV's portrayals of older adults, aging and health care.
The message to take away from "Racing Extinction," the new film from Oscar-winning director Louis Psihoyos ("The Cove"), is this: If climate change goes unchecked, humanity won’t go out with a bang but more likely with a whimper.
Hollywood, Health & Society, the CDC and the Writers Guild of America, East presented a panel on the topics of health and justice for women at the WGAE in New York.
What do you get when you mix TV legend Norman Lear with climate change experts and some of the funniest comedy writers around, and put them all in front of a packed house?
One only had to look at a montage of video clips from TV shows presented at Affordable Me, our panel on Obamacare, to see how far we’ve come.