Hollywood, Health & Society held a special lunch with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife at the home of Lyn and Norman Lear to discuss how the entertainment industry can help support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Imagine ending poverty, tackling climate change and reducing global inequality. HH&S proposes to draw on its many partnerships with the entertainment industry and leverage our position within a great research university to spur fulfillment of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Summer newsletter spotlights the HH&S story; a celebration of Norman Lear’s 100th birthday; our “lunch and learn” webcasts on possible solutions to the climate change emergency and AI’s impact on aging; the big picture on plastic waste; and how we’re living with drought.
A “lunch and learn” webcast discussion presented by Hollywood, Health & Society explored the health and wide-ranging effects of extreme weather, focusing on how do we lessen the impact of climate change, protect water resources, practice environmental sustainability and survive?
The Winter 2016 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about border-born babies and the economic struggle of older Americans to survive. Also featured: a former astronaut faces his own mortality; Barbra Streisand on women and heart disease; and the clash of generations in Miami’s gay community.
The biggest story of our time requires accurate, in-depth and up-to-date information from the best experts in their fields, and Hollywood, Health & Society's list is extensive. Not only does it include some of the top scientists and researchers in education, government and health care, but also environmentalists and activists—many working on the front lines in at-risk communities—who are planning a more sustainable future.
The Fall 2015 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about poverty and its impact on health, Exxon's own revealing climate research, baby boomers remaking retirement, children born with HIV, and Texas women ending pregnancies on their own.
Hollywood, Health & Society’s 15th annual Sentinel Awards had it all, including top names from the entertainment industry, a NASA astronaut who wowed the audience when she recounted her childhood dream to one day follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong, and moving tributes to the spirit of two young boys who have touched many hearts—one a fictional TV character and the other whose real life flashed brightly and ever so briefly.
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?
We interviewed students ages 7 to 12 at schools and other venues in Los Angeles, capturing their remarkable and often funny thoughts on global warming and their hopes for the planet’s future in a short movie titled 2036.