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International Social Justice Advocacy and Counseling Conference

Location

St. Cajetan's, Main hall, Auraria Campus

Start Date

10/16/2013 12:00 PM

End Time

10/16/2013 6:00 PM

Description

An Action-Oriented Meeting of Social-Justice Minded People Sponsored by: The International Social Justice Counseling and Advocacy Consortium (ISJCAC): The National Institute for Multicultural Competence (NIMC) and the Students Association with the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Denver • Work with others to define “social justice.” • Learn about an “Integral Approach to Mental Health.” • Meet with other colleagues, students, physical/mental health practitioners, and community activists from diverse countries and communities to explore innovative strategies to promote the health and well-being of persons subjected to various forms of injustice. • Learn about the meaning and practice of cultural hegemony nationally and internationally and its implications for people’s health and well-being. • Explore research supported social justice mental health practices. • Explore the impact of White superiority and privilege as they are perpetuated in the United States, Latin/South American, Asia, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. • Learn new ways to deal with structural and individual violence that is fostered by the United States. • Discuss the interest and commitment of conference participants to implement an International Community-Building Project Proposal. Limited technology will be used to overcome financial and geographic barriers to building solidarity nationally and internationally. Attend the conference via Skype Donations: Students $5.00 – Other people $10.00 Persons unable to make a donation attend FREE.

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All Day Event

 

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