Art, Activism and The Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards
DAP Health Insights – Monday, May 3, 2021, from David Brinkman, CEO
Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards 2021 Is This Sunday
Experts warn us that during this pandemic, too many people are falling out of essential medical and mental healthcare. Meeting these challenges is driving this year’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, this Sunday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m. PT. Registration is still open by clicking here.
Noticing the Impact of Our Work
Our ever-expanding patient population needs us to focus on health equity, COVID, mental health, and ending HIV. The work is already underway to make accessing these things a reality for more people in our Valley. You can hear C.J. Tobe, our director of Community Health, talk about how we are meeting patients for health in 2021 in an interview with Out Agenda here.
Sheryl Lee Ralph: Art Can Be Activism
We cannot change the past, but we can learn from it. Sheryl Lee Ralph began working to raise health equity for others after witnessing continued indifference to the suffering of people dying of AIDS.
As she introduced everyone to the first Deena Jones in Dreamgirls on Broadway, she coped with losing a third of her original fellow cast members to AIDS. This galvanized her to use art and activism to raise awareness about access and care. You can read more here.