April 30, 2015
Roxbury Community College Media Arts Centre
Robbie McCauley is an acclaimed performance artist, emeritus professor of the Emerson Theater Arts faculty, and health care activist. In this event, she introduced a group of health care professionals of diverse backgrounds in a “Story Circle” workshop at RCC’s Media Arts Center. McCauley is also the author and star of a one-woman play entitled “Sugar” which deals with her own history of diabetes and the need for healthcare providers to more effectively address the impact of diagnoses such as with diabetes, “trauma” or other “shaming/blaming” diagnosis and to address with greater skill and sensitivity the realty of healthcare disparities associated with racial minority status and/or low income.