Diversity Minor Blog

January 22, 2018

Student of Color Support and Empowerment Group

Check out the Student of Color Support and Empowerment Group for students of color who often navigating a complex and difficult college environment. This space will allow one another to connect over experiences of discrimination/oppression/racism, support one another and gain wisdom and energy from each other.

Many topics that are covered in the group will vary based on the members’ preferences, but some examples include but are not limited to: microaggressions, pressure to prove yourself, feeling like you don’t fit in, discrimination, first-generation college student, family issues, and academic issues/concerns, romantic relationships, sexism, racism, imposter syndrome, stereotype threat, self-awareness, self-esteem, emotional health issues and other stressors related to being a person of color in this university environment.

If interested in joining, please contact Dr. Andrea Salazar-Nuñez at salazar6@uw.edu or (206) 543-1240

The group meets Wednesdays from 3-4pm at the UW Counseling Center, 401 Schmitz Hall.