Health, Law & the Humanities is a three-part community conversation series in downtown Phoenix.

Arizona Humanities
1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Thursday, September 21 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Medicine and the Humanities
Join a community conversation with local health organizations to discuss health disparities between communities of color and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families. Conversation moderated by Dr.Marlon Bailey, ASU School for Social Transformation and Women & Gender Studies.

Panelists: Jason Vail Cruz – LGBT Consortium, Josef Wolf Burwell – Peacework Medical, Dago Bailón-TransQueerPueblo, & Teresa Pena-Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Community
Community Partners: ASU School for Social Transformation – Women & Gender Studies, Peaceworks Medical Projects, LGBT Consortium, Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care, TransQueerPueblo

Thursday, October 5 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Policing and the Law
Discuss strategies for peacekeeping in a diverse society. This conversation provides key insights and information relevant to criminal justice professionals and the public to form partnerships for effective community-based policing. Explore resources within criminal justice services for multicultural communities.

Panelists: Viri Hernandez-Center for Neighborhood Leadership, Dr. Grace Gamez-American Friends Service Committee, Chief Sylvia Moir-City of Tempe Police Department, & Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
Community Partners: ASU School for Social Transformation, Center for Neighborhood Leadership, & American Friends Service Committee

Thursday, October 26 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Employment and Housing Equity
Join us for a community conversation to explore non-discrimination policies related to employment and housing and the benefits and practices that are essential to communities and business owners and what is needed to improve and promote fairness in the workplace and housing as it relates to our communities of color. Conversation moderated by Steve Kilar of the ACLU Arizona.

Panelists: Michelle Gahee – Consultant for The Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy at the Arizona Community Foundation, Ashton Skinner-One Community, Tamira Burns – Peacework Medical, Elle Murtagh – The Coronado Restaurant
Community Partners: ACLU-AZ, One Community, Peacework Medical, & The Coronado

All programs are FREE and light refreshments included.


These programs are made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities and are part of the Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in the United States Grant.

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