Douglas Valdez, MSOM, MBA, the Institute’s coordinator received the Antioch University Seattle’s Presidential Civic Leadership Award for 2022.
Antioch University’s Latinx Mental Health & Social Justice Institute held it’s ribbon cutting ceremony on October 11. The event included welcome and introductions, a land acknowledgement, words from the Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXICAN), Mr. Juvencio Rocha Peralta, Executive Director. The event concluded with a Ribbon cutting and music from Latin America.
From Common Thread, Antioch University’s news site: Generations of Latinx/e people in the United States have faced discrimination, racism, and many other sorts of oppression. Although these are ongoing injustices, the COVID-19 pandemic and the national movement for Black lives have raised awareness of the many issues facing historically marginalized communities. This last year at […]
September 15th marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), honoring the cultures and contributions of generations of Latinx and Hispanic individuals in the United States. Antioch joins the celebration and pays tribute to the Latinx cultures this year with the launch of the Latinx Mental Health & Social Justice Institute […]