Black Parents Matter Healing Circle with Tomiko Jenkins, LCSW and Carol Stewart, Director of Staff Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

This is a past event.

This event is focused on creating a space to support Black community members who are parenting during this difficult time. It will be focused on providing emotional and social well-being for individuals who participate and will specifically emphasize strategies for self-care.

Important Note: This event is open to all members of the Mount Holyoke community that identify as Black and includes alumnx, faculty, staff and students. We will have a separate slate of events for parents who want to raise children through an anti-racist praxis. For more information, please contact Associate Director of Equity and Compliance Shannon DaSilva at

For those who want to strengthen their allyship, we recommend reading these sources about the challenges of Black parenting right now:


For inquiries about the accessibility of this event or to request accommodations, please contact Shannon DaSilva ( Please make accommodation requests no later than 72 hours in advance to give implementation time.  In all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Gatherings & Meetings

Event Topic

Diversity & Inclusion, Community



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