This Cultural Awareness Guide has been created to enhance awareness pertaining to diverse cultures and communities. The guide offers essential information about dates and practices that will be helpful to those planning activities, events, meetings, and co-curricular events that impact our campus community.
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This series of brochures provides practical information in a range of languages about getting a good night’s sleep, problem solving and setting goals, promoting wellbeing and stress and stress management.
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This site at the National Park Service website contains a wealth of information about June 19, 1865, when enslaved people of African descent in Galveston, Texas finally learned of their freedom and the holiday that has become Juneteenth.
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This list of anti-racism books by Ibram X. Kendi includes each book's entry in the GIL library catalog/search system, where GSU students, faculty and staff can learn more about how to access each publication in the list, place a hold request, and more.
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Dealing with prejudice — whether it’s microaggressions, bias, or discrimination — is physically and psychologically demanding. But avoiding it is not always an option. Here's how it can be confronted, and how allies and bystanders can challenge prejudice and discrimination.
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This informative article contains tips on how to educate children about Juneteenth, including links to informative videos aimed for kids through PBS Kids and other sources, and meaningful activities for children to add to the celebration.
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This fact sheet from the Congressional Research Service, the non-partisan staff which helps to prepare background research for members of Congress as they craft legislation, includes a wealth of information about the legislative history of the holiday, and the modern-day history of the start of observances of Juneteenth among the states.
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Aimed at public health professionals but also useful for everyone who writes across many fields, "Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication" from the CDC provides principles to help public health professionals and health communicators to ensure that their work and strategies are adapted to the specific cultural, linguistic, environmental and historical situation of each population or audience of focus.
This document includes a short selection of materials recommended to campus administrators to learn more about contemporary antisemitism, the diverse ways in which it manifests on campuses, and what can be done to address it and support students.
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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has further information about rights and obligations regarding accommodations for the Jewish high holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. Please note that this advice does not supersede university policy on religious accommodation, which is also linked at this resource listing.
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Whether you’ve been subjected to discrimination or not, simply hearing about the widespread xenophobia can affect your mental health. Huffington Post's Brittany Wong asked therapists who work within Asian American communities to share their best self-care advice for these stressful times.
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A three-dimensional tour through Greenwood in Tulsa, Okla., combined with the stories of real people who lived in what was called the "Black Wall Street" of its era, this article demonstrates the breadth and vastness of what was lost due to the white mobs in the 1921 massacre.
In this powerful 2016 essay, Dr. Volney Gay, a professor of religious studies, psychiatry and anthropology at Vanderbilt University, writes about how all Americans - not just Black Americans - should honor and celebrate Juneteenth and what it represents.
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