Demonstrations tied to the Black Lives Matter movement continued through the weekend in cities all over the country. As they marched in — and sometimes blocked — streets, protesters used smartphones to organize, communicate, and document what was happening, as it was happening. Sociologist Judy Lubin said… Continue Reading NPR: Smartphones play crucial role for Black Lives Matter
The recent spate of police shootings — leaving two black men dead on opposite ends of the country — inspired a familiar response from lawmakers across the United States, many of whom called for policy changes and powerful legislation. However, a growing number of human rights advocates are pushing… Continue Reading ThinkProgress: Dr. Lubin Discusses Why Police Violence Is A Public Health Issue
If you want to know why support for Obamacare is at an all-time high, here’s one explanation: A change in complexion leads to a change in perception…More Americans now realize Obamacare helps millions of working class whites and that it’s not — as once portrayed by conservatives… Continue Reading CNN: Dr. Lubin Discusses Racial Double Standard That Could Save Obamacare
[Read this article on Huffington Post] The ability to access quality health care services for the majority of the black population has been largely due to federal government policies and initiatives designed to address long-standing, systemic barriers to medical care for African Americans. As part… Continue Reading Judy Lubin’s White House Panel Remarks: Fifty Years After Medicare Desegregated Hospitals, Blacks Still Fighting for Health Care Access
CURE’s Dr. Judy Lubin’s analysis of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential for improving access to care for the Latino population is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. An academic, non-partisan policy journal housed in the… Continue Reading Dr. Lubin’s Analysis of the Impact of the ACA on Latinos Featured in Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy
Before President Barack Obama delivered his rousing speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner in September, several Members of Congress set the stage for the evening. As the official scriptwriter for the event, PSC drafted the majority of the speeches for the… Continue Reading CBCF Dinner featuring President Obama
Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) named Judy Lubin, Jennifer Mastin Giglio, and Tara Silver winners of the 2011 Emerging Leaders Awards (ELA). The Awards honors rising stars, ages 21-35, in the public relations and communications industry.
udy Lubin joined Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) and other panelists on the Doin’ it Again — Getting 2008 First-time Voters Out in 2012 panel discussion at the 2011 Netroots Nation conference. The discussion focused on offline and online strategies for engaging, energizing and winning back 2008 first-time voters, with an emphasis on youth and African American voters. During the discussion, Lubin noted several trends that suggest black voters are likely to provide strong support for the president in 2012, despite high unemployment and criticism of Obama’s lack of a “black agenda”. Continue Reading Judy Lubin Joins Congresswoman Donna Edwards on Netroots Panel
PSC is pleased to announce three new clients: GreatSchools, American Lung Association and the Collaborative for Education Organizing. GreatSchools is the country’s leading source of information on school performance. The organization has launched a groundbreaking new program called College Bound, an online approach to helping… Continue Reading PSC Welcomes GreatSchools, Lung Association and Education Collaborative
The FCC has released the nation’s first National Broadband Plan. In a blog article posted on Salon.com, PSC’s Judy Lubin discusses the social, economic and political implications of broadband access. Continue Reading Broadband Access – A Civil Right in the Digital Age?