The Empty Places

Posted: September 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

A Ken Burns style photo-documentary of historic mental institutions and the history of mental illness in the U.S.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge‘s insight:

I’m honored be part of Ralena Gordon’s Masters Thesis examining the use of crowdsourcing and best practices for creating and launching a Kickstarter campaign. @theemptyplaces Her applied project was the creation of a campaign seeking to fund a documentary project on the history of mental health institutions.   Her funding goal will allow her to complete the documentary in the hopes of having the history of these institutions and their residents inform currrent decisions and approaches to mental health care.  Ralena’s campaign The Emplty Places launched today (Sept. 9).

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