Chancellor’s diversity commissions hold a panel discussion on the subject of “Intersectionality and belonging: Shedding light on mental health” | Announce
The Chancellorâs diversity commissions are holding a panel discussion on how one’s own collective identity can influence attitudes and how we deal with mental health.
“Intersectionality and Belonging: Shedding Light on Mental Health” takes place on Thursday, December 2nd at 4:00 pm at the Sheldon Museum of Art. Registration, available here (Hyperlink: https://ccsw.unl.edu/intersectionity-panel-registration), is funded.
The panel discussion will include a diverse group of UNL experts who will involve the audience in a discussion of the effects of gender, race / ethnicity, sexual identity, international status, and student athlete status on a person’s attitudes towards mental health. The panel includes: Trey Andrews, Associate Director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Ethnic Studies; Mariah Bullock, sports psychologist; Falesa Ivory-Horton, Counseling and Mental Health Services; Tierney Lorenz, Minority Health Disparities Initiative, Assistant Professor Psychology; and Alice Mitwaruciu, Assistant Director, Counseling and Mental Health Services. The panel will be moderated by Marianna Burks, biology teacher and science specialist, TRIO program.
The Chancellor’s diversity commissions cover the status of people of color, the status of women, and the status of gender and sexual identity. Details on each can be found here (hyperlink: https://diversity.unl.edu/kanzler-kommissions).
The panel discussion is free and open to the entire campus community.