The Spirit of 1848 A Network Linking Politics, Passion, & Public Health 
an officially recognized caucus within the American Public Health Association

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SPIRIT OF 1848 SELECTED PAST EVENTS

APHA 2022

Social History of Public Health Session (Session 3099):
"Subversive, Critical, and Inconvenient Histories of Public Health in North America: Upending the Dominant Narrative"

Harm Reduction and the Racialized History of Drug Use: Marian Moser Jones' interview with Lisa D. Moore
(video)

Integrative Session (Session 4163):
"Embodied histories, embodied truths, & health justice: critical reckonings for building the future"

Invoking our war shields of resistance and persistence: Thrivance Among Two Spirit American Indian women - Karina Walters, PhD, MSW and Michelle Johnson-Jennings, PhD
(video)




APHA 2020

Social History of Public Health Session (Session 3146.0):
"Critical Historical Perspectives on Struggles Against Violence across the Americas:
Hypercapitalism, Genocide, Racism, and Liberation from 1848 to 2020
"
(video)
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APHA 2014

Walking Tours & Brass Band Photos:

Sam Hatzenbeler                Dawn Haney                  Anna Maria Barry-Jester


APHA 2014 Brass Band Video


APHA 2013


Winona LaDuke's Video Presentation:
Climate change, public health and indigenous poeples"

(video)

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APHA 2007

Notes from Spirit of 1848 "Unnatural Causes" Small Group Discussions



APHA 1998

150 Years of the Spirit of 1848: An Evening of Politics, Passion, and Public Health
126th annual meeting, American Public Health Association Washington, DC, November 15-19, 1998

Part 1
Part 2

To mark the 150th anniversary of the political, social, and public health movements in and around 1848, we invite you to attend an evening extravaganza that combines music, poetry, dramatizations, photography, and academic presentations to stimulate reflection on and commitment to public health activism. Come, commemorate, and celebrate!

6:00

Opening: Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Nancy Krieger (moderators)
Cedar Tree Drumming Group
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Songs--Rafiki na Dada

6:20 The 1848 Movements for Socialism and Justice--Elizabeth Fee
6:35 Caucus & Section Presentations: Occupational Safety and Health Section; Women’s Caucus; Social Work Section; Refugee & Immigrant Health Caucus; Latino Caucus
6:55 Songs--Rafiki na Dada
7:00 Race, Racism, and Public Health, 1848 Onwards--Vanessa Gamble
7:15 Caucus & Section Presentations: Maternal and Child Health Section; Public Health Student Caucus; Epidemiology Section; Sigerist Circle; Human Rights Committee
7:35 Songs--Rafiki na Dada
7:40 The Implications of 1848 for Current Struggles over Health Equity and Social Justice in the United States--Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein
7:55 Caucus & Section Presentations: Black Caucus; Medical Care Section; Asian Caucus; ISMCH/Physicians Forum; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Caucus; Labor Caucus; Socialist Caucus
8:25 Closing: “Jerusalem” & “Public Health Anthem” (everybody sings!)

Primary Sponsor: Spirit of 1848 Caucus. Co-Sponsors (in addition to participants listed above): Caucuses--Academic Public Health Caucus; Caucus on Homelessness; Peace Caucus; SPIGs-- Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Health Law Forum. 126th annual meeting, American Public Health Association Washington, DC, November 15-19, 1998


 

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