HealTogether CIC is a community enterprise organization with a vision for improving access for mental health care services for the Somali community in England and Wales. Anabelle joins us from the UK to discuss starting her own organization to help fellow Somalis in her community after a lockdown and a furlough. She spent 15 years in HR and Talent Acquisition before actualizing her dream during Covid-19.
Events in UCIS
Friday, February 19
Join us to explore how communities are often minoritized along racial lines and the challenges scholars encounter when attempting to bring race and intersectional analysis to bear upon systemic inequality in our region.
2:00-3:30 pm (ET) | 1:00-2:30 pm (CT) | 12:00-1:30 (MT) | 11:00 am-12:30 pm (PT)
Roman Utkin, Wesleyan University
Marius Turda, Oxford Brookes University
Lauren Woodard, Yale University
Sean Roberts, George Washington University
Monika Bobako, Adam Mickiewicz University
This event will be recorded and streamed live on the ASEEES Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/slavic.e.european.eurasian.studies/)
REGISTER IN ADVANCE: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/creees/race-in-focus
This event is part of the series "Race in Focus: From Critical Pedagogies to Research Practice and Public Engagement in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies." This series is designed to elevate conversations about teaching on race and continued disparities in our field while also bringing scholars from underrepresented minorities and/or research on communities of color to the center stage.n.studies/)
Join the Pitt German Club every Friday at 3PM to practice your German language skills and learn about different aspects of German culture!
Zoom ID: 950 0542 1812
The lack of resources for mental health and disabilities in Chile represents a pattern of slow but progressive growth in Latin America. The current health insurance system creates segmentation among high-risk individuals, which has caused an accumulation of people with psychiatric disabilities in the public sector. For those with intellectual and physical disabilities, the country is seeing a shift towards a more inclusive workforce and education system. The quality and quantity of resources is heavily influenced by a long-lasting stigma toward disability and mental illness. While attitudes toward physical or visible disabilities seem to be shifting towards acceptance, more efforts are needed to improve the perception of people with mental disorders.
Bridget Hogue and Peyton Stuart will lead this week's round table. The article will be available to read on https://panoramas.pitt.edu.
Registration Required: https://tinyurl.com/4jwv3g74
The Black Action Society and Asian Student Alliance will be hosting a panel discussion in response to the screening of Adele Pham's documentary, "Nailed It," and expand on topics of Black and Asian American relationships in the U.S.
Registrants for the Nailed It screening on February 16th will automatically receive the Zoom link for the panel discussion.
This event is part of The Other Colors: African and Asian America, a project generously funded in part by the Year of Engagement.