Evening Welcome Reception & Lecture by Dr. Joy DeGruy
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter. She is an ambassador for healing and a voice for those who’ve struggled in search of the past, and continue to struggle through the present. Dr. Joy is the acclaimed author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome —America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Study Guide , with a second book in the works , Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part 2: Be The Healing. Through lectures, workshops, seminars and special guest appearances, Dr. Joy has shined a light on the critical issues affecting society. Those who have experienced Dr. Joy in person, can tell you that they have been “stimulated, enlightened and inspired.” Dr. Joy’s seminars have been lauded as the most dynamic and inspirational currently being presented on the topics of culture, race relations and contemporary social issues.
Dr. DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications; two Master degrees in Social Work and Clinical Psychology; and a PhD in Social Work Research. With over twenty years of practical experience as a professional in the field of social work, she gives a practical insight into various cultural and ethnic groups that form the basis of contemporary American society. For more information please visit her website at: http://www.joydegruy.com/.
The goal of Dr. DeGruy's visit is to raise awareness on the generational impact that slavery still has on the injustices that African Americans, our community, and the nation as a whole still suffer from today. DeGruy will provide an energetic, enlightening, and empowering lecture on what each individual can do to make a difference, said Rickey Mason, Vice President of the Black Student Union.
Come join us Wednesday February 20th to see Dr. Joy DeGruy speak. A morning lecture will be presented from 11:30am to 1:00pm. We will also be hosting an evening event beginning with a Welcome Reception at 5:30 pm. Light appetizers will be served. The evening lecture will begin at 6:00pm Please join us.
Early arrival is encouraged. Space is limited. Overflow viewing will be provided. Please RSVP by email to email@example.com, or contact Lindsay Hudson at 425-388-9508. Please note: Seating is not reserved. RSVPing to this event does not ensure seating in the Wilderness Auditorium.
If disability accommodations are needed, please contact the Center for Disability Services at 425 388-9272.
For more information contact Raven Conyers, Diversity/Intercultural Awareness Coordinator, at (425) 388-9505, or SAO Advisor, Lindsay Hudson at (425) 388-9508.
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