Understanding History, Understanding Ourselves: Promoting Asian and APIDA Mental Health in a Pandemic
This event is open to all faculty and staff members at The Ohio State University and Cleveland State University.
Living, working and attending classes during a pandemic is challenging for everyone. But what happens when we our identity is targeted, and we are also faced with processing xenophobia, racist remarks, hate crimes and harmful discrimination against our community? Join Sophia Antoun, Intercultural Specialist for APIDA Student Initiatives at Ohio State University and Dr. Stacey Litam, Professor of Counseling at Cleveland State University and licensed clinical therapist, for "Understanding History, Understanding Ourselves: Promoting Asian and APIDA Mental Health during a pandemic." Unpack the history that underlies present day anti-Asian racism and learn the unique ways these factors impact Asian and APIDA mental health today.