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Div. 35 offers a variety of webinars and other video resources related to the psychology of women, feminist psychology, diversity and inclusivity.

From Reflection to Action: Systemic Inequities Affecting Black Girls and What Educators and Clinicians Can Do

Sara Goodkind Webinar date: April 13, 2018

Presenter: Sara Goodkind, PhD, MSW, association professor of Social Work, Sociology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

Bio: Goodkind’s research examines social service programs and systems that work with young people, concentrating on young people’s experiences in educational, child welfare and juvenile justice systems and how these systems both construct and meet the needs of the young people they serve. Her research focuses on institutional biases and systemic inequities, tracing young people’s pathways through systems and providing evidence and advocacy for much-needed policy change. Much of this work is via community-based, participatory research projects that engage youth as collaborators in affecting systemic change. Goodkind developed her scholarly interests as a result of working with youth, as a teacher, mentor, facilitator and social worker. Overview: This webinar described how implicit bias contributes to systemic inequities affecting Black girls, providing details on specific inequities experienced by Black girls in Pittsburgh, Penn., and Allegheny County, Penn. The webinar presented pathways through which clinicians and educators can identify and address their own biases, develop cultural humility and incorporate a trauma-informed approach. It also presented information on local and national advocacy efforts and organizations for those who wish to contribute to systemic and policy change.

Lunch Counter Conversations

BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, PhD, who served as the Div. 35 president from 2015-16, presents a series of videos on feminist psychology.

Preview and Invitation

Welcome to the Lunch Counter Conversations from BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya.

Additional Lunch Counter Conversation Topics

"Reconstructing Power: Exploring Our Social Justice Identity in the Era of the Hoffman Report," hosted by BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya and Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter on Nov. 25, 2015.

"Courageously Addressing Conflicts: The Potentials of the Feminist Process: A Discussion with Martha Banks, Pam Remer, and Melba Vasquez," hosted by BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, Maureen McHugh, and Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter on Dec. 14, 2015.

Feminist Activism and Diversity and Inclusion: A Discussion with Bertha Garrett Holliday, John Dovidio and Joe Feagin,” hosted by BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya on Jan. 11, 2016.

"When Canaries Make Coal Mines: Potentialities for Disempowerment - Making Feminist Process" on April 4, 2016.

"Stress and Coping: Intentionality in Self-Care: A Discussion with Annette Kluck and Evelyn Hunter," hosted by Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter on July 18, 2016.

"The Trauma of Racism and Womanist Approaches to Healing: A Discussion with Thema Bryant-Davis and Shavonne Moore-Lobban," hosted by Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter on Dec. 22, 2016.

Date created: April 2019