Episode 306

Conversations Cafe: Intersectionality & Mental Health


October 25th, 2019

1 hr 3 mins 59 secs

Season 3

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Conversations Cafe: Mental Health & Intersectionality

Today's Conversations Cafe episode is titled Mental Health & Intersectionality. Recorded live at the UIC Forum, as part of Hope for the Day's Conversations Summit 2019 and hosted by Hope for the Day COO Carl Evans, this panel focused on addressing the nuances of stigma and mental health in an intersectional context for issues affecting people of color, individuals among LGBTQ+ populations and immigrants. These challenges are compounded further by historic elements within America, such as racism, non-secular and secular prejudices, cultural and language barriers.

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Hope for the Day's inaugural Conversations Summit 2019 educated, inspired, and activated attendees with an exciting mix of breakout sessions created and led by diverse groups of youth, mental health professionals and academic partners, covering a vast spectrum of topics from mental health, arts, and technology, to social justice and activism. The summit was graciously hosted by The University of Illinois at Chicago at the Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum (The Forum).

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