Facilitated by: Kimberly Burdine, PhD & Erin Jenkins, MS
Please come and connect with other Black and African American graduate and undergraduate students to discuss topics including, but not limited to:
• Race relations and sociopolitical climate on campus, in Austin, in U.S., abroad
• Gender equality, sexism, misogyny and transmisogynior; portrayal of Black trans, female and male identity in media and on campus
• Mass incarceration, police brutality, cultural appropriation, identity-invisibility and –erasure, Islamophobia and other systemic issues that historically and currently marginalize/oppress the Black community
• Career, religious and spiritual development/identity in the Black community
• Sexuality & dating in the Black community; heteronormativity; homophobia and transphobia
**There are no limits to what is discussed, and your privacy will be respected. Black Voices is a confidential group.
**Please note that Black Voices Discussion Group is intended to offer a safe space for Black and African American ethnoracial minority identities. The group is open to all Black-identified students, regardless of specific nationality or racial/ethnic background.
**To ensure that the group offers a safe space, leaders will invite the group to explore their racial and ethnic identity in the context of discussion that affirms the existence of and psychosocial impact of racism and all other forms of marginalization and systemic oppression.
~Light refreshments are offered during this group~
Hope to see you!
-Kim & Erin
**Please note that there's an option through this event page to sign-up to attend ("I'm Going" and "Invite Friends") in the upper right side. Signing up here, makes your attendance public knowledge. To ensure your privacy, please follow the link in the event website section below and select the tab "Click Here to Receive Reminder Emails". This is the only way to ensure your privacy when registering to attend Black Voices
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Gordon White Building (GWB), 3200A
210 24TH ST W, Austin, Texas 78705