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Distinguished Visiting Scholar Keynote

Featuring Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D.

12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Room: Unity
1505 S St
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: GAUN
Dana Ludvik,
Deborah Rivas-Drake, Stephanie J. Rowley Collegiate Professor of Education and Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan, will deliver a May 3 keynote presentation titled, “Promoting Socioemotional Development in Racially Minoritized Youth.”

The Distinguished Visiting Scholar Keynote event is co-sponsored by the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools and the College of Education and Human Sciences, with support from the CYFS Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee.

Dr. Rivas-Drake is director of the Contexts of Academic + Socioemotional Adjustment (CASA) Lab. Her work focuses on illuminating promising practices that disrupt racism and xenophobia and help set diverse young people on trajectories of positive contribution to their schools and communities.

Intended audience: Faculty, staff, postdocs, students and community stakeholders who are engaged in work that aims to elevate the needs, knowledge and strengths of those in racially minoritized or underrepresented groups, particularly children and youth.

Skill/knowledge level of target attendee: All are welcome.

Topic and intended learning outcome: To increase knowledge and understanding of socioemotional development in racially minoritized youth.

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