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System Check

System Check

Co-hosts, Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren talk with Dr. Janice Johnson Dias for the 2021 People’s Inauguration.

 

Source: The Nation
Program: System Check-in series with Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren
Recorded on January 21, 2021
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Janice Johnson Dias Ph.D

Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls, has been described as a force of nature. Janice is a scholar-activist whose life’s work is developing research-informed, innovative solutions to the challenges facing the urban poor, particularly underserved black mothers and their children. Dr. Johnson Dias currently lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, Scott Dias, a geographer, their daughter Marley, and dog Philly.

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