Emerging Scholars: “I am a Strong and Beautiful Undocumented Leader”

http://colorlines.com/droptheiword/blog/i-am-a-strong-and-beautiful-undocumented-leader.html Hello my beloved peers! The title of this blog post, “I am a strong and beautiful Undocumented; I am not “Illegal”, is the headline of a story of a young Undocumented student named Dulce Georgia. In the link provided you can read Dulce’s story and learn about her experience in regards to being undocumented.…

Emerging Scholars: Promoting Acceptance of Mental Health Challenges

My name is Patrick Michaels and I’m a graduate student researching public interventions that strive to counteract the negative social and personal implications of mental illness stigma. Unfortunately, stigma has been shown to decrease mental wellbeing (decreased self-esteem, increased psychopathology) and is related to discrimination which limits social opportunities (work, housing) for people with mental…