Friday update 4-5-13
Friday update 4-5-13
Greetings faithful readers - Happy "post" Friday to you. After spending a few days in our Nation's Capital I can think of no better way to start off Friday Update then with this provocative TED Talk by Lawrence Lessig, author of Lesterland: The Corruption of Congress and How to End It. Enjoy the video Network faithful and be inspired to question, question, question. And then read the great offerings we have on the website for you this week.
Most important reads for this week
Journalist provides the questions to ask when analyzing health insurance exchanges
Great advice from journalist Trudy Lieberman on the questions to ask when reviewing state health insurance exchanges in her post in the Columbia Journalism Review's "The Second Opinion." While written for journalists, this primer is excellent for advocates as well. Study up, Network faithful!
Advancing Behavioral Health Equity Through Health Reform: What Every Champion Should Know
The TA Partnership is offering a "must attend" webinar featuring Daniel Dawes, one of the more knowledgeable sources of information regarding the health reform law and behavioral health equity. Network faithful are encouraged to carve out some time on your calendars for this one on April 9th.
Girls in Society project
Youth Catalytics has just unveiled their Girls in Society project, which addresses the early sexualization of girls ─ a phenomenon that, coupled with the hyper-sexualized Internet culture, is linked to the exploitation of girls and young women.
Props to Exceptional Parents Unlimited for a great PSA
Big props to Network faithful Exceptional Parents Unlimited for their recent video PSA, produced with support from Fresno Coin Gallery and Channel 30 in Fresno, California. Check them out and get inspired to create a PSA for your organization.
Hey, don't stop now. We got some great links below plus a host of newly posted resources. Check out Matisyahu and his reggae and alternative rock beat (you won't regret it) while enjoying the rest of Friday Update. Keep reading!
New resource postings to the CMHNetwork website this week
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