University, Community, & Departmental Resources:

 UA Diversity & Inclusion (Strategic Diversity Plan) https://diversity.ua.edu/

 Dr. Christine Taylor, UA VP & Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, christine.taylor@ua.edu

UA Diversity & Inclusion: This page includes links to UA resources, initiatives and programs, events and news, incident reporting, and more. The helpful Multicultural Resource Guide listed under the Resources tab on this site includes a variety of student and faculty groups, community resources, congregation centers, ethnic and international businesses, and university resources. https://diversity.ua.edu/

 Technology Accessibility initiative: https://accessibility.ua.edu/

Office of Disability Services: (students) ods@bama.ua.edu

Employee accommodations: Human Resources Service Center, hrsvctr@ua.edu

UA Division of Student Life Diversity & Inclusion links: https://sa.ua.edu/diversity-and-inclusion/

 UA College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Recruiting Expo (GREX: https://grex.ua.edu)
Last weekend of Feb. Supports recruitment esp. of women and underrepresented groups. Food, lodging, up to $500 travel. Apply to graduate program first. Dept. must cost-share. Expect offer of admission.

Tide Together. https://graduate.ua.edu/current-students/tide-together/
Mentoring program for first-generation, women in STEM, and racial and ethnic minority graduate students. Matches faculty mentors and graduate student peer mentors. Faculty contact: Andrea Glenn. Danielle is involved as peer member.

PGSA

UA BFSA http://bfsa.ua.edu/ Dr. Andre Denham, President

McNair Scholars Visitation Day, Nov 5, https://graduate.ua.edu/events/mcnair/

Dr. Roger Sidje, Associate Dean, Multicultural Affairs; Grad recruiting expo; roger.b.sidje@ua.edu
Support $ for CUDCP diversity event noted above:

 Capstone Alliance http://capstonealliance.ua.edu/ campus organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, (LGBTQ+) and allied faculty, staff, and graduate students.

 Alabama Alliance for Equity in Graduate and Professional Education (Dr. Sara Stromeyer) https://www.uab.edu/dei/cace/initiatives/aaegpe

Practicing Inclusive Engagement PIE workshop (Dr. Lane McLelland) https://crossroads.ua.edu/

 Provost Strategic Diversity Report 2016-2017 https://provost.ua.edu/uploads/3/9/7/6/39760652/2016-2017_diversity_report.pdf Action Steps: 1.The University will establish and/or maintain university-wide offices/positions/initiatives that provide leadership in providing opportunities for and/or promoting a diverse, inclusive and respectful campus environment.2.The University will offer and publicize opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to learn about and participate in a variety ofacademic, cultural, and celebratory experiences that broaden the participants’ understanding of and appreciation for diversity and the emerging global society.3.The University will offer and promote diversity, anti-discrimination and harassment training and resources for members of the campus community.

UA Equal Opportunity programs: https://eop.ua.edu/law.html

UAS Board of Trustees Resolution: https://provost.ua.edu/uploads/3/9/7/6/39760652/board_resolution.pdf

 UA Faculty Senate Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee: https://facultysenate.ua.edu/senate-standing-committees-2020-21/ 

Capstone International Center & International Student & Scholar Services (Hosts a weekly  International Coffee Hour at 109 Comer Hall)http://international.ua.edu/isss/

Professional organization supports for diversity (training, funding, etc.) APA resources:

Suinn Minority Achievement Program Award: https://www.apa.org/about/awards/pubint-suinn
https://www.apa.org/pi/valuing-diversity

 https://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/index

Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs https://www.apa.org/pi/oema/index

Minority fellowship program: https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/index

Women’s Programs Office: https://www.apa.org/pi/women/index

Socioeconomic Status Office: https://www.apa.org/pi/ses/index

Disabilities Office: https://www.apa.org/pi/disability/index

Health Disparities Office: https://www.apa.org/pi/health-disparities/index

Office on Aging: https://www.apa.org/pi/aging/index

 Resolution on Multiple Indicators of Admission: https://www.apa.org/about/policy/indicators-admission

APAGS Committee for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Diversity Strategic Plan (2019): https://www.apa.org/apags/governance/subcommittees/cared-strategic-plan

APA Presidential Task Force on Enhancing Diversity Report (2005)https://www.apa.org/pi/oema/resources/taskforce-report.pdf

AP-LS Diversity in Psychology and Law Research Award: https://www.apadivisions.org/division-41/awards/diversity

APAGS Guide for Supporting Trans and Gender Divese (TGD) Students: https://www.apa.org/apags/governance/subcommittees/supporting-diverse-students.pdf 

ABCT SIGs: (African Americans in Behavior Therapy, Hispanic Issues in Behavior Therapy, Native American Issues, Oppression and Resilience/Minority Mental health, Sexual and Gender Minority) http://www.abct.org/Members/?m=mMembers&fa=SIG_LinkToAll

APS: https://www.psychologicalscience.org/tag/diversity

Foundations:

 Ford Foundation fellowships: https://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/

 McNair

Racism Impacts:

TedMed Talk: How Racism Makes Us Sick (Dr. David R. Williams) https://www.ted.com/talks/david_r_williams_how_racism_makes_us_sick#t-62967

Cognitive Reserve and Racial Privilege in STEM (Mélise Edwards): https://meliseedwards.com/2020/05/10/cognitive-reserve-in-stem-disproportionate-labor-and-outcomes-for-students-of-color/

Maintaining Professionalism In The Age of Black Death Is… A Lot (Shenequa Golding) https://medium.com/@shenequagolding/maintaining-professionalism-in-the-age-of-black-death-is-a-lot-5eaec5e17585

George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper | The Daily Social Distancing Show (Trevor Noah) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4amCfVbA_c

I am so tired (Dr. Robert M. Sellers)  https://odei.umich.edu/2020/05/29/i-am-so-tired/

Conversations & Educational Materials:

RESilience (American Psychological Association): Uplifting Youth Through Healthy Communication about Race:  https://www.apa.org/res/

For Our White Friends Desiring to be Allies (Courtney Ariel) https://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies?fbclid=IwAR0m0zwJg_l4BbpsETDRJ9JO7suSp28GKlJj3pyah4Q7wfGFESK1hhR0kOc

Community Healing Network: Resources https://www.communityhealingnet.org/resources/

“Talking About Race.” The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture’s powerful web portal provides digital tools, online exercises, video instructions, scholarly articles, and more than 100 multimedia resources tailored for educators, parents, and caregivers, as well as individuals committed to racial equality. https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race

“Raising White Kids: On How White Parents Can Talk About Race.” In this NPR podcast, Michel Martin talks to Jennifer Harvey, author of Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, about how to talk with white kids about racially charged events: https://www.npr.org/2020/05/31/866426170/raising-white-kids-author-on-how-white-parents-can-talk-about-race Also, How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race: https://www.npr.org/2020/06/03/869071246/how-white-parents-can-talk-to-their-kids-about-race

How Kids Learn About Race: https://www.embracerace.org/resources/how-children-learn-about-race

ABA 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge:

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/labor_law/membership/equal_opportunity/

Professional Resources:

White Fragility: Resources (Dr. Robin DiAngelo) https://robindiangelo.com/resources/

Actionable Steps for Therapists (And All Human Beings) In Response to the Racial Pandemic (Samantha Janvier & Dr. Amy E. Ellis) https://societyforpsychotherapy.org/actionable-steps-for-therapists-and-all-human-beings-in-response-to-the-racial-pandemic/

Concrete Steps for Recruiting, Supporting, and Advancing Underrepresented Minoritized Scientists (Jamie Castrellon & colleagues) https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1Ic6bil2AvrQmPFUcUyxcw_FumofKkUo3VLsU7qG0cTk/mobilebasic?urp=gmail_link&usp=gmail#h.cbwb5r1duga

Prejudiced patients: Ethical considerations for addressing patients’ prejudicial comments in psychotherapy (Dr. Hayden Mbroh) https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2019-72847-001

What is PTSD and How Does it Differ from Racial Stress and Trauma? (Dr. Juliette McClendon) https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1267102304777506817.html

Addressing Diversity in PTSD Treatment: Disparities in Treatment Engagement and Outcome Among Patients of Color (Dr. Juliette McClendon) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40501-020-00212-0?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst

Toward a Manifesto for Diverse Psychological Science (Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmdCywxbvrw

Activists of Color Guide to Managing Burnout (Dr. Karen Suyemoto, Lorraine Alire, Anna Hall, Kaitlyn Gorman) https://sites.google.com/view/refillyourwell/home?authuser=0

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation (Derald Wing Sue) https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Microaggressions+in+Everyday+Life%3A+Race%2C+Gender%2C+and+Sexual+Orientation-p-9780470491409