New Video: What Are Microaggressions?
May 24, 2022
We are excited to launch the first in a series of videos we'll be producing on the topic of microaggressions.
This introduction offers a definition of microaggression, some of the history of the term, and some cultural context for why this is an important topic to learn about.
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Community Forum: Adultification
Jan 23, 2022
What is adultification? What role does it play in the lives of children, especially children of color, and how can it affect them into adulthood?
Thank you to all those who joined us to break down this conversation. A recording of the forum is available here, and the slide presentation can be viewed here. The slide presentation includes links to several articles & other resources to learn more on the topic of adultification, including:
How the Adultification of Black Girls Is Stealing Their Childhoods and Derailing Their Futures
‘Don’t Get It Twisted:’ Black Girls’ Dehumanization Is Not the Same as Adultification
The Implication of Childhood Adultification on the Mental Health of Young Adults Among Chinese and Taiwanese Immigrant Families
Thank You to All Who Made Our First In-Person Event a Success!
June 21, 2021
On Saturday, June 19th, we held our first in-person event as part of Oneonta Forward's Meet Me on Main Street series. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to talk, donate, purchase t-shirts & hats, and sign up for our mailing list. We made lots of new friends, and raised almost $600 for our scholarship fund!
We'll be back for the last Meet Me On Main Street event of the year on Saturday, September 4th. Stay tuned for more details. We hope to see you there!
Our First Training Video is Now Available!
May 2, 2021
Our first training topic is Confronting Discrimination With Your Peers & Coworkers. In this training, we examine some examples of discrimination in school or work settings, and discuss the pros & cons of possible approaches to confronting it.
We hope that this video will give you some tools to be a more effective advocate and ally.
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