The Healing Art of Activism: A Conversation on the Power of Activism and Traditional Treatment Modalities for Community Healing
Join us and our panel of community members working as activists, acupuncturists, actors and advocates in substance use recovery movement and community wellbeing in a rich discussion around the use of Traditional Healing modalities in the treatment of addictions and more. Explore the unifying power of collective health and wellness in our history of advocacy and activism.
Film: Dope is Death
Dope is Death
With blight ravaging New York City in the 1970s, the Young Lords and Black Panthers fought for radical change in their communities. Through the leadership of Dr. Mutulu Shakur—Tupac Shakur’s stepfather—these activists created the first acupuncture detoxification program in the United States.
Turahn Dorsey (Moderator)
Dr. Tenisha Dandridge (Founder, Black Acupuncturist Association)
Courtney Grey (Dir Trauma Services Boston Public Health Commission/Traditional Healing)
Zakiya Alake (Business Owner/Recovery Community Advocate)
Christin Everett (Actor/Recovery Advocate)