Clearing the Path
Empowering Students of Color to Thrive in College
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- 75 US dollars$75
The transition to college presents a myriad of experiences, challenges, and growth opportunities. For students of color, this journey is often nuanced by the intersections of racial identity, societal expectations, and institutional challenges. "Clearing the Path" is an enlightening seminar dedicated to unpacking the essential areas pivotal for students of color to not just survive, but thrive during their college years. This seminar also delves deep into the complex and rewarding journey of racial identity development. Key Takeaways: - Understanding the Landscape: A thorough examination of the modern-day college environment, acknowledging the historical and systemic barriers that often impede students of color. - Academic Excellence: Strategies and resources designed to support students of color in their academic pursuits, from study habits to finding mentorship within their field of study. - Emotional and Mental Well-being: Addressing the unique psychological stresses faced by students of color, offering tools for resilience, self-care, and navigating microaggressions. - Building Community: The importance of creating safe spaces, finding community, and forging connections on campus to create a supportive network. - Racial Identity Development: An exploration into the stages of racial identity development, providing students with insights to understand, embrace, and celebrate their racial and ethnic identities in the midst of personal growth. Target Audience: - Students of color transitioning to college or currently enrolled in higher education. - Educators, administrators, and counselors aiming to create a more inclusive college environment. - Allies looking to gain a deeper understanding and support their peers. Seminar Highlights: - Interactive Sessions: Engage in thought-provoking group discussions, role-playing activities, and personal reflection exercises. - Guest Speakers: Hear from successful professionals of color, sharing their college experiences, challenges, and strategies for success. - Resource Toolkit: Attendees will leave with a comprehensive list of resources, from reading materials to campus organizations, aimed at furthering their journey.
8005 Creighton Pkwy, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, USA