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Webinar

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 2 PM Eastern Time (New York)

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

Presented by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 2 PM Eastern Time (New York)

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

Presented by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 2 PM Eastern Time (New York)

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

Presented by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

Thursday, July 23, 2020 2 PM Eastern Time (New York)

Inspired by the poignant words of Black disabled activist Fannie Lou Hamer, this interactive webinar on minority mental health will reflect on the past, explore present concepts and cross-cultural resources, and express hopes for the future related to people of color and our allies utilizing data, discussion, and media.

Beginner level session

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand relevant historical and current context related to minority mental health.
  • Describe mental health and related issues that are pertinent to people of color.
  • Identify culturally sensitive mental health resources.

Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA is a global self-advocate, educator and disabled woman of color in a neurodiverse, serodifferent family. A prolific writer, public speaker, and social scientist, her work focuses on meaningful community involvement, human rights, justice, and inclusion. Morénike is the Innovation & Digital Communication Director for the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network and a member of several disability executive and advisory boards. She can be followed at: MorenikeGO.com

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