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Join NNLM Region 4 for a talk on the health effects of racial microaggressions

Posted on April 6, 2022 by Janet Crum | No Comments

At the May 12 NNLM R4 Connections meeting (11:00 AM MST), Jaena Alabi will give a talk entitled, “Racial microaggressions: Their effects on mental and physical health.” The talk is free and open to all; register at https://nnlm.gov/training/class/r4-connections-racial-microaggressions-and-cultural-competence.

In this session, guest speaker Jaena Alabi will present a brief history of racial microaggressions research, focusing on the negative mental and physical health outcomes associated with experiencing subtle racism.  Strategies for mitigating the negative effects of racial microaggressions, such as incorporating cultural competence into one’s practice of librarianship, will also be shared. 

This session will be eligible for MLA CE credit (details TBD). Please join us!

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