All Articles about Health
Queering the Quantified Self
As their Action Project, Landecker Democracy Fellow Rayén Jara explores alternative approaches to owning and using data from our bodies.Through QQS workshops, tools, and data cooperatives, Queering the Quantified Self imagines a democratic future for our bodies' data.
Senior Fellow Allie Dyer's Action Project is a transdisciplinary group intervention/workshop called Ancestral Wholeness.
It Happens Here (IHH) Safe Spaces Project: A Peer-Led Community Healing Project
As her Action Project, Mneera Abdullah Saud created a peer-led community healing project for survivors of sexual violence.
We Grieve Project
Recognizing that police violence has lasting mental health impacts, Donovan Williams collected resources to combat it with his Action Project.
War on Disinfo
Magdalena’s Landecker Democracy project “War on Disinfo” will teach young people how to detect and debunk disinformation and later how to talk about it with friends. Thus, the goal is to empower young people to stop the spread of fake news.
The Humanize Project
Landecker Democracy Fellow Nasim and the Humanise Project seek to contribute to the current activation of Scotland’s wellbeing economy. The aim is to create spaces, in the shape of workshops, for young people to pause, reflect, and realign with their purpose and the change they want to make in their institutions.
We got this! The Feminist Hackathon
Anna Bednarczyk is a sociologist and a researcher and is currently developing a PhD project about feminist movements and a concept of safety in Argentina at the Graduate School for Social Research in Warsaw. She holds an MA in sociology and in Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace.
Armed with last year's knowledge they acquired on the negative effects of social isolation on members of marginalized social groups, the team behind the 2020 EDVACAY “Just Another Day” campaign decided to now have a broader social group as a target group of their project - not only the people who do not fit into the imposed societal norms of ‘normalcy’ because of their diagnosis or lifestyle, but also all those who experienced the feeling of isolation, loneliness, and insufficient support as a result of the pandemic.
Webinar "Health and wellbeing in the Danish asylum system: an inside perspective"
To tackle the issue of lack of (and mis-) information and criminalisation about the harsh conditions which migrants and refugees have to face during the asylum procedure in Denmark, Laetitia Gathion and a group of volunteers from Aarhus for Solidarity have decided to host a webinar to spread knowledge and raise awareness about health and wellbeing in the Danish asylum system.
This is mental (health)
Mental health issues are still a taboo in Polish society, preventing many from seeking help or being open about their condition in fear of being stigmatized.