If They Build It They Will Come: Engaging African Americans in Research and Health Education ♥✚


Dr. Karen D. Lincoln is a social worker and sociologist with expertise in societal and social determinants of health and well-being among Black Americans. As a social scientist, she focuses on the social, psychosocial, and public health factors related to mental health disparities. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of…

Crossing Pride with LGBTQI+ Refugees: Storytelling and Healing ♥

The White Room, Cross Cultural Center

Details 10:00am-11:30am - Embodied / Digital Storytelling and Healing (The White Room at the Cross-Cultural Center) Led by: Dario Valles (Chicano/Latino Studies, CSULB, activist and filmmaker) and Anna Winget (UCHRI Scholar, activist, and theatre artist) Introduction to the tools and methods of healing through embodied practices and their intersection with digital media. Explore how these…

Question, Persuade, Refer Gatekeeper Training (Suicide Prevention Training) – Multiple Opportunities! ✚

The UCI Counseling Center provides a brief 90-minute training for faculty, staff, and students called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper Training. We are happy to announce that we will be offering QPR sessions monthly (dates and times will vary), to help in building a supportive campus environment and help save Anteater lives. This brief training…

Climate Friendly Nutrition ✚


Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Jody Margolis, to learn not only how to eat a more balanced diet, but also one that is sustainable. Eco-conscious eating is a great way to help both yourself and the planet! Special thanks to the Fresh Basic Needs Hub for hosting this event.

In the Wake: Reflections on Our Shared Social Life ♥✚


About 800 days have passed since the World Health Organization elevated the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease to a pandemic. What followed were profound disruptions in social, economic, and political life in every society, an ongoing cascade of tumult made all the more unsettling by the public murder of George Floyd and other Black people…

International Film Club: The Work (Jairus McCleary, Gethin Aldous, 2017) ♥✚

International Film Club: The Work (Jairus McCleary, Gethin Aldous, 2017) Details This documentary takes us inside Folsom State Prison to attend prisoner run group therapy sessions that twice a year welcome outside attendees. We follow the prisoners and outsiders as they look for healing and catharsis – together. Reception: 6:30 PM Screening: 7:00 PM

Sex & Trauma Healing Workshop for Queers & Community ♥ ✚


Reaching for pleasure and connection together. Come gather tools for your healing journey in this queer-centered workshop for survivors. About this event Sexual abuse leaves lasting imprints in our bodies, minds, and hearts. These imprints inhibit our capacity to feel ease, grounding, connection, and pleasure in daily life. It’s common to experience isolation, shame, hyper-vigilance,…

UCI CARE Faculty & Staff Summer Series: Caring for Yourself and Your Community ✚


Self-care, burnout, and vicarious trauma are all words many of us in education and other helping professions have heard. But what does meaningful self care actually look like? It can't be all wine and bath bombs, right? Join us as we explore the concepts of self-care and community-care while engaging in some brief relaxation and…

UCI CARE Faculty & Staff Summer Series: Trauma-Informed Response ✚


Many of us have heard the term 'trauma-informed,' but do we know what it means or how to integrate it into our work? Do we know how to use trauma-informed practice to respond in an appropriate and sensitive manner to students or colleagues who disclose their experiences with harm or trauma to us? This session…