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City Visions: The Bigger Picture- Changing the Conversation about Type 2 Diabetes

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On March 28, 2016  City Visions addresses how Bay Area youth are changing the conversation about the Type 2 diabetes epidemic.

How have predatory marketing and limited access to affordable, healthy food led to rising rates of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in our communities, and now, in our youth?  Host Joseph Pace and members of The Bigger Picture Campaign discuss the innovative tools and creative strategies they're using to shed light on the social and environmental factors that contribute to the growth of these chronic conditions. 

Call in or email your questions and comments.  Call in line: 415-841-4134.  Twitter: @cityvisionsKALW.  Email: cityvisions@KALW.org.

Guests:

Dean Schillinger, M.D.- Co-founder of The Bigger Picture Campaign; Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Chief of the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH); primary care physician at SFGH; founding director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations.

Hodari Davis- Creative Director for the Bigger Picture Campaign; National Program Director at Youth Speaks inc.; Executive Producer of the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival; Creative Director of the Life is Living Campaign and Festival.

Tassiana Willis- Emerging Arts Fellow at Youth Speaks, Inc.;  leader in Youth Speaks including SPOKES Youth Advisory Board, Brave New Voices Team Bay Area, and Future Corp; writer; actress; singer.

Resources:

The Bigger Picture

Youth Speaks  

University of California, San Francisco Center for Vulnerable Populations

Tassiana Willis' Poem

Health Justice Manifesto

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