Negotiating Oppressive Spaces in Higher Education - Mentoring
This is a two person panel presentation featuring Dr. Kaia Shivers from Arc Republic News Site and a New York University Professor and Dr. Jennifer R. Warren former professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and author of the book, I Can't Breathe: Educational Oppression and the Systematic Erasure of Blackness. (A Memoir) . This panel will address the unnecessary hardships, emotional, and psychological stress endured by man Black women faculty at predominantly white universities. Mentoring is including in this workshop.
Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the systemic inequities impacting Black women faculty. 2. Understand the dark side of White interpersonal interaction supported by educational policies. 3. Identify solutions to mental health outcomes for many Black women faculty.
Matters of the Mind:
Why Alzheimer's Disease Matters to You and Me
November is Alzheimer's Month. At the moment, Alzheimer’s disease ranks as the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with 1 in 3 seniors dying with this condition or another form of dementia. In total, the illness is estimated to affect more than 5 million U.S. adults. But did you know Black Americans are thought to be twice as likely to develop the condition than their white counterparts. Some statistics show Black Americans in their 40's are developing Alzheimer's disease.
Join CAAHDER with panelists Emeobong "Eme" Martin, MPH who is a Regional Health Systems Director of the Alzheimer's Association to learn more about the impact of Alzheimer's disease on Black Americans.
Learning Objectives: 1. Define Alzheimer's disease; 2 Explain the disease burden of Alzheimer's disease in the United States; Identify resources to support patients and families living with Alzheimer's disease