Overdue Reckoning on Racism in Nursing

Join the crew over at NurseManifest for the series they are putting on entitled "Overdue Reckoning on Racism and Nursing." Led by nurse-midwife Dr. Lucinda Canty and supported by Dr. Peggy Chinn and Dr. Christina Nyriati, this series begins on September 12th and will reoccur every Saturday for five weeks. Learn more at NursingManifest (link... Continue Reading →

Reading-to-Action

As we think about the additional work that needs to be done in our discipline to build a more just, equitable future for nursing, we see merit in reading important works. But we also know reading is not enough. Join us for a Reading-to-Action initiative, a collaborative effort including Jess and co-conspirator, nurse radical, and... Continue Reading →

Nursing Mutual Aid event!

Join Nursing Mutual Aid for a bilingual Twitter discussion of documentary Fire and Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change on June 26th, 2020, at 5 pm EST. The documentary, created by http://QueerEcoproject.org in partnership with #QTPOC communities in #PuertoRico & #California, explores intersections of #Climate and sustainability, #HumanRights, #Racism and colonialism, #DisasterCapitalism... Continue Reading →

Juneteenth.

Happy Juneteenth, y'all! Image from the Modern Mama Jama. Radical Nurses Collective honors the collective freedom that was secured on June 19, 1865, when enslaved African Americans in Texas learned of the end of the Civil War and their emancipation. Learn more about Juneteenth from the National Museum of African American History and Culture with... Continue Reading →

Radical Nursing is Antiracist.

Radical Nurses Collective stands in solidarity with protestors agitating all around the United States. We condemn state violence and call for nursing to engage in active, substantive, and good faith ways. Mobilize your nursing identity to support antiracist efforts. Recognize that protests are a manifestation of hundreds of years of systemic and structural oppression. Work... Continue Reading →

Arts Based Social Protest*

Image credit Jane Hopkins Walsh #BorderQuiltProject Twitter @_radicalnursing Instagram @janewalsh357 #D4CCQuiltProject   #DetentionIsDeadly   #FreeThemAll  #BorderQuiltProject Arts based inquiry has a historical grounding in nursing often linked to aesthetic ways of knowing, and to the centering of emancipatory, holistic, person-centered methods that include art as a way to uncover human stories (Archibald, Caine, & Scott,... Continue Reading →

May Day: RNs and Essential Workers Strike

Happy May Day! Workers from across the U.S. are striking this May Day to protest unsafe working conditions, lack of sick leave and hazard pay, and policies and procedures that put their lives at risk during the pandemic. RNs from unions and hospitals in 13 states and 139 hospitals are holding May Day actions, according... Continue Reading →

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