Social Justice

This submission earned Nina Escueta the first place winner of the Storytelling Contest's creative writing category. Mangoes, ripe and green, to start off the day Balmy breezes singing, whispering ‘stay,’ Orange skies painting, fruit-filled trees bending

This entry earned author Henry Carter first place in the personal essay category of the 2020 Synapse Storytelling Contest, which he shares with story editor Le Wen Chiu.

The year 2020 has shaped up to be the most socio-politically tense year from COVID-19 to global protests of police in response to the unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and countless others to the upcoming presidential el

This story was originally published in Synapse on September 21, 2000. Dr. David Satcher, the sixteenth U.S.

Originally published in Synapse on September 14, 1995. On July 20 the UC Regents voted on a resolution to prohibit the use of race, religion, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin as criteria for admission to the university; another r

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To the anonymous author who shared the harrowing story of their encounter with the police (Not All Scars Are Visible: A Classmate’s Tale of P

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I do not need to watch the video to know what George Floyd was experiencing as he was on the ground pleading for help.
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I do not think a person of sensitivity can inhabit graduate school for long. It isn’t because of the intellectual challenge or uncertainty.

Originally published on May 4, 1979. Delivery of quality health care not only depends on the technical medical knowledge and skills of the health professional, but also on the patient’s perceptions of what is health and disease.

UCSF organizations are partnering up to get PPE and test kits to Indigenous tribal health groups, and they need the public’s help.