The Chancellor’s Diversity Commissions will host a panel discussion on how one’s collective identities can influence their attitudes about and interaction with mental health.
“Intersectionality and Belonging: Shining a Light on Mental Health,” will be held Thursday, December 2 at 4:00 p.m. at the Sheldon Museum of Art. Registration, available here (hyperlink: https://ccsw.unl.edu/intersectionality-panel-registration), is encouraged.
The panel features a diverse group of experts from UNL, who will engage the audience in a discussion about the impact gender, race/ethnicity, sexual identity, international status, and being a student-athlete have on a person’s attitudes about mental health. The panel will include: Trey Andrews, associate director of Minority Health Disparities Initiative, assistant professor psychology & ethnic studies; Mariah Bullock, athletic psychologist; Falesa Ivory-Horton, counseling and psychological services; Tierney Lorenz, Minority Health Disparities Initiative, assistant professor psychology; and Alice Mitwaruciu, assistant director, counseling and psychological services. The panel will be moderated by Marianna Burks, biology instructor and science specialist, TRIO program.
The Chancellor’s Diversity Commissions include the Status of People of Color, Status of Women, and State of Gender and Sexual Identity. Details about each are available here (hyperlink: https://diversity.unl.edu/chancellors-commissions).
The panel discussion is free and open to the entire campus community.
More details at: https://ccsw.unl.edu/intersectionality-panel-registration