“We strive to empower our children to recognize, celebrate, and share the gifts that other cultures offer and thereby positively impact the thinking of the next generation." Sonia Smith-Kang Multiracial Americans of Southern California President
los angeles, ca (PRWEB) January 01, 2018
Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC), a 501©3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating, supporting, and advocating for the multicultural community, multiracial, biracial, and trans-racially adopted people and families for over 25+ years announced details for The Color Conversation: Being All of Me- Developing Healthy Self Identity for Mixed Race and Transracially Adopted Children event to be held on January 14th, 2018. The event will be held at St. Wilfrid of York Church located in Huntington Beach.
Featuring Jennifer Noble PhD, Assistant Professor, Pasadena City College Psychology Department. Jennifer earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and is a Graduate Fellow of the Reiss Davis Child Study Center. She currently serves on the board of MASC and has served as a former president, vice president, as well as co-designed and co-taught the first ever high school course on the mixed race experience. With a specialty Multicultural Community Psychology, Jennifer seeks to raise awareness about how mental health looks different in culturally diverse populations. Jennifer takes her passion and energy to fight for social justice and merges it with her desire to empower youth and families.
This event welcomes attendees from all over Southern California, for a panel discussion on how and when to begin speaking with children about race. Event attendees will be provided with conversation starters, helpful information, and educational resources to empower attendees and the children in their lives to talk about family heritage.
“We strive to empower our children to recognize, celebrate, and share the gifts that other cultures offer and thereby positively impact the thinking of the next generation. In order to do that, we need to provide Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers the appropriate resources and tools to do so.” Says Sonia Smith-Kang, MASC President, Famed Blogger, and Founder of Mixed Up Clothing a fashion brand that Celebrates Cultural Diversity.
WHERE: St. Wilfrid of York Church 18631 Chapel Lane Huntington Beach, CA 92646
WHEN: Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM (PDT) Please arrive at 1:15.
PLUS: Bring the kids! St. Wilfrid of York Church will provide fun childcare activities during the seminar!
For more information and to purchase tickets: http://beingallofme.eventbrite.com Please note: Tickets must be purchased in advance of this event as seating is limited, reserve your spot today!
Special thanks to our sponsors: St. Wilfrid of York Church, Sprinkles Cupcakes, CurlyKids HairCare, and GoGo Squeez.