Our mission: to unleash the power of citizens to heal themselves and to build community
Elder Atum Azzahir is Executive Director of the Powderhorn Phillips Cultural Wellness Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which works to "unleash the power of citizens to heal themselves and build community."
Elder Atum is a teacher and practitioner of African thought and spirituality. She leads the development of cultural approaches for positively impacting health and health care, economic develompment, and community building at the Cultural Wellness Center. The Center engages people in using culture as a resource for taking responsability for their own health and well-being.
Elder Atum was a dynamic opening keynote speaker at the Community-Campus Partnership for Health, 11th Conference in Portland. Creating the Future We Want: Transformation through Partnerships.
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This report (PDF 3.8MB) offers guidance for community organizations and those who fund social change in how best to harness the power of local media-making for community health improvement. Spanish-language version is now available. Una versión en español de este informe esta en la web.