WORTH Conference 5/20 "From Punishment to Wellness" featuring Lynn Paltrow & NAPW as a community partner
On May 20, 2013, WORTH (Women on the Rise Telling HerStory) hosted a conference entitled "From Punishment to Wellness" addressing a public health approach to women and the war on drugs. This conference, hosted by the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), came out of the recent publication by NYAM and the Drug Policy Alliance - NAPW supported the conference as a community partner and assisted in conference planning. Lynn Paltrow, NAPW Executive Director, also appeared on a panel about "Aligning Policy to a Public Health Approach." The successful conference hosted about 250 attendees. See conference flyer below and download conference program here.