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The Intersectionality of Women and Girls of Color and the Impact on Mental Health and Overall Well-being

Friday, March 15, 2019
8:30 a.m. – NOON
Monroe Community College, Downtown Campus
High Falls A & B

The program will also be video-streamed to MCC’s Brighton Campus.

8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30-8:45 a.m.

Welcome & Announcements

Professor Tokeya C. Graham, Monroe Community College
Dr. Calvin Gantt, Chief Diversity Officer, Monroe Community College
Professor Melany J. Silas, Monroe Community College

8:45-8:50 a.m.

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Professor Tokeya C. Graham, Monroe Community College

8:50-9:50 a.m.

Keynote Presentation & Question and Answer Session

“The Intersectionality of Black Women and Girls and the Power of Self Care Strategies”
Dr. Stephanie Evans, Professor and Chair, Clark Atlanta University

10:50-11:00 a.m.

Introduction of Conference Panel
Professor Tokeya C. Graham, Monroe Community College

11:00-11:50 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Community Mental Health Resources for Women and Girls of Color

Dr. Lesli Myers-Small, Superintendent, Brockport School District
Ruth Turner, Chief of Student Support Services & Social Emotional Learning, Rochester City School District
Dr. Stephanie Geter, Clinical Psychologist, New Beginnings Psychological Services
Peggy Harvey Lee, Director of Community Engagement and Single Stop, Monroe Community College
Melanie Funchess, Director of Community Engagement, Mental Health Association

11:50 a.m.-NOON Closing Remarks & Close of Conference
12:00-12:30 p.m. Book Signing – Dr. Stephanie Evans