Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health is a banner traveling exhibition highlighting the role of communities in improving health at home and all around the world. The exhibition explores the shared basic needs required for a good quality of life, including nutritious food and clean water, a safe place to live, and affordable health care.
Using historical and contemporary photographs, the banners tell stories of collaboration between families,
Other destinations include Brazil, where the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST), or Landless Workers’ Movement is empowering poor citizens to begin subsistence farming on land left idle by agricultural corporations, and Central America, where the Pan American Health Organization launched Health as a Bridge to Peace to put an end to conflict and rebuild health care services.
The exhibit is free and open to the public, running from Monday, July 25 through early September. It will be located on the Library's main floor.