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Racial Microaggressions and Mental Health in Higher Education Institutions
22 Mar 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Presenter: Ada A. Robinson-Perez
Location: Cypress College, CCCPLX-216
Register: myGateway District Staff Development Calendar
Presenter Bio: Ada Robinson-Perez, LMSW, PH.D Candidate-Binghamton University. Her research interests include racial disparities in mental health care, racial microaggressions in higher education and the workplace, and parent mentor programs in rural public school systems.
Description: This dialogue will challenge scholars to evaluate the significance of positionality to increase self-awareness while understanding the consequential effects of racial microaggressions on Black and Latinx students. Participants will gain an understanding of the types of microaggressions and also engage in activities to heighten awareness of power and privilege to improve the racial climate both in the classroom and on campus for students, faculty, and staff.
Followed by a panel discussion with panelists Professors Katheryn McGuthry & Virgil Adams
Sponsored by: Office of Diversity and Compliance
OPEN TO ALL FACULTY, STAFF, & STUDENTS