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Latinx Mental Health Panel Discussion


12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

MLC 255 or on Zoom

Latinx Mental Health Panel Discussion
Join us for a discussion about Latinx mental health challenges and cultural solutions.
  • Thursday, May 19
  • 12:30-3 p.m.
  • Two ways to attend
Our Latinx community struggles to balance relationships, work and leisure. Understanding our culture and solutions is important! Panels will include

A Focus on LGBTQ+ Community:
  • Moderators: Steve Nava, LEAD co-coordinator; Val Soto, LEAD mentor
  • Panelists: Christian Aguilar, undocumented scholar and educator; Shaila Ramos, HEFAS program coordinator and co-founder
Indigenous Healing Cultura
  • Sandra Pacheco, UC Berkeley instructor in Gender and Women's Studies, learner and practitioner of Zapotec traditional medicine and indigenous healing practices
  • Felicity Amaya Schaeffer, UC Santa Cruz professor in Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, author of "Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship Across the Americas" and "Unsettled Borders: The Militarized Surveillance on Sacred Indigenous Land"
This event is hosted by DALA (De Anza Latinx Association) and LEAD (Latinx Empowerment at De Anza) with support from the office of President Lloyd Holmes.
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