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Trauma and Racism – How Do We Cope?: Balancing Pain and Power in the Black Community
June 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trauma and Racism – How Do We Cope? Join Cedric and special guests as they explore racialized trauma and its impact on mental health. Learn what trauma looks like and techniques you can use to survive and thrive. Conversations will focus on historical racism and trauma as it relates to black and brown communities. This 3-part series will take place throughout the summer; you do not have to attend all 3 sessions to participate. Part one: Balancing Pain and Power in the Black Community Assistant Professor of English Christin Taylor, Ph.D. will join as a special guest in the first session of this series to explore how we think and talk about experiences of racism in the Black community and how this can result in trauma. In this session, participants will engage in a conversation about racism as experienced in a community and also learn ways to heal from such trauma. Join via Zoom. Future virtual sessions will be held on Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, August 5 at 3 p.m. More information to come.