A BCC UNITY HOUR CONVERSATION November 6, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Black Cultural Center in the BCC Gallery with Riana Anderson,PhD.
Title of Talk: Coping with the Racialized World: The Psychosocial Wellbeing of Black Youth and Emerging Adults
Notes for Talk : Although no magic formula exists for helping adolescents and young adults cope with the racial dynamics of our society, Dr. Anderson will present a few strategies that research tells us is useful. She will also discuss how historical issues have persisted through present times and engage students in dialogue on maintaining or developing psychological well-being.
Dr. Anderson has shared this brief article as she will be discussing aspects of this during her talk: https://psychologybenefits.org/2016/07/14/racial-trauma-police-shootings-on-african-americans/
Dinner will be served. Please respond to Nakia Waters (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you plan to attend as we need a head count for dinner.