Emotional Emancipation Circle

Wednesday, April 26 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Keck Hospital of USC (KMC), Cardinal Room
1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Offered every Fourth Wednesday of each month 5-7pm (except for December); located in Keck Hospital Cardinal Conference Room
The purpose of the Emotional Emancipation Circles is to have a safe space to share truths of how persons of African-descent have internalized the lie of Black inferiority and/or dealt with expressions of others’ and society’s belief in Black inferiority. The manifestation of this belief can appear in various ways as health science graduate and medical students, including feeling like an imposter in comparison to your peers, trying to disprove the belief that Black people are unintelligent and lazy, holding a negative body image, incessant comparison to non-Black peers, feeling as if you have to represent your racial group at all times, and many more experiences that will be identified and explored within the circle. EECs are a collaboration between the Community Healing Network and the Association of Black Psychologists

Event Type

Student Life

Audience

Students

Campus

Health Sciences Campus

Department

Eric Cohen Health Center

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