Game Changer
A blog dedicated to ideas, public policies and the work of our nonprofit partners that are game changing.

Sunshine and Pain

November 15, 2017
By Dr. Yanique Redwood

I don’t know how I feel about it just yet. Last week I was repeatedly called “Sunshine.” It all started at the WRAG annual business meeting. I was wearing a yellow (actually mustard) blazer when a colleague greeted me with “Hi Sunshine!”.

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The Crisis We’re Not Talking About

November 7, 2017
By Kendra Allen

Recently, it seems like the District government has grabbed hold of the idea of family (see #DCValues) and fashioned it into a multi-cultural, all-inclusive, three starred and two-striped blanket that covers all of us. Yet, many black and brown bodies are still left exposed.

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Takeaways from Undesign the Redline

September 25, 2017
By Yanique Redwood

Undesign the Redline is an exhibit that connects the intentional and systematic racial housing segregation of the 1930s to political and social issues of today. I spoke on a multi-sectoral panel last week on how this history of redlining connects to the inequitable health outcomes that we see today.

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