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Understanding Racialized and Intergenerational Trauma: A Conversation with Resmaa Menakem

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12pm to 1pm

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Join UCSF for a conversation with New York Times best-selling author and trauma specialist Resmaa Menakem. The author of My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, Menakem will discuss his framework for understanding racial trauma through body-centered psychology and his vision for nurturing systemic change.

After the Talk Processing Session from 1 – 1:30 p.m. PT
Following the program, participate in an optional After the Talk Processing Session via Zoom breakout groups to discuss the interview. (Please sign up for this during registration to be included on the list to receive the unique Zoom link!)

Co-sponsored by the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesOffice of Alumni Relations, the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, Black Women's Health & Livelihood Initiative, and Office of Diversity and Outreach.

UCSF is committed to making its facilities, activities, and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact alumni@ucsf.edu at least one week before the event date.

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