RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Two films and a play that tackle tough issues around mental health, policing, and the criminal justice system will be presented by the UC Riverside Public History Program and the Humanities Action Lab on Friday and Saturday, June 3-4, at UCR ARTSblock in downtown Riverside.
The two-day program, “Policing Mental Health,” will include discussions with artists, organizers, and mental health experts. Events both days are free, but reservations for the June 3 screenings are requested and may be made online. The events expand on the “States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories” traveling exhibit, web platform, and coordinated public programs by UCR and the Humanities Action Lab, a collaboration between 20 universities based at The New School, New York. The exhibit is on view at the California Museum of Photography through Aug. 6.
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