Cracks in the System: Healthcare & COVID-19

Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday 5 times.
Mon, Jan 18, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tue, Jan 19, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wed, Jan 20, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thu, Jan 21, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fri, Jan 22, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

This is an intensive five-day workshop. To register for this intensive workshop, please register on part 1 of 5.

COVID-19 has upturned many aspects of our lives. In this week-long Wintersession program put forward by Breakout Princeton, we will be exploring the ways in which the pandemic has affected and uncovered the issues of healthcare and access in the United States, from racial disparities in access to the inequitable impacts of COVID-19 on different individuals and communities. As a service-oriented program, there will be guest speakers, discussions of articles, films and other media, as well as activities that prepare participants to learn and engage more in service opportunities related to healthcare in their own communities. Please note that Breakout Princeton is offering two, fully-immersive programs this year -- the one described above and another on Activism. Please only sign up for one of these two programs so that the widest range of students possible can participate.

What to expect:

  • Discussions of articles, podcasts, films, and other media related to healthcare and access
  • Guest speakers such as healthcare providers, policymakers, and other experts
  • Preparation for exploring service opportunities or learning more about healthcare in your local community
  • Mixture of interactive discussion/activities and lecture style
  • Reflection on topics discussed and creating action plan for the future
  • Participants will be able to take part in a remote service experience

Meet the facilitator:

This five-day workshop is created and will be facilitated by Breakout Princeton. Breakout Princeton is a program within the Pace Center for Civic Engagement that strives to offer students the opportunity to expand their education through immersive service-learning activities that engage with critical issues facing communities across the nation and inspire sustained commitment back on campus. All aspects of our program integrate service, reflection, and education as we strive to heighten participants' awareness of critical social issues, enhance their individual growth, and prepare them to meaningfully engage in service throughout their lives. Since travel is currently restricted, Breakout aims to fulfill this mission by offering immersive online experiences that still allow students to explore issues of relevance, such as social equity and healthcare, in an intimate group setting. 

To request accommodations for this event, please contact the workshop or event facilitator at least three working days prior to the event.

Register to take part. (There is currently a waiting list.)

Engage at Home

Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 5:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event, Register for Links and Access

Allyship Through Service and Mutual Aid

Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 5:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event, Register for Links and Access

Self and Community Care in Service

Thu, Apr 22, 2021, 5:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event, Register for Links and Access