Center for Advancement of Youth Development

News and Events

CAYD sponsors and participates in several events throughout the year, such as:

Solution Tanks

Drumming Sessions

Group Mentoring

Community Meetings

Youth Research Camps

Empowerment Evaluation Sessions

Trauma Trainings

Men Support/Development Meetings

please contact Christy Peterson for details, 901 678 1615

 

 Please review and take advantage of the following  opportunities at the University of Memphis:

2016-2017 Diversity Initiatives in Psychology

Welcoming Diversity Forum, September 2016
What It's Like to be a Muslim in America, Dalia Mogahed
https://www.ted.com/talks/dalia_mogahed_what_do_you_think_when_you_look_at_me#t-717005

Welcoming Diversity Forum, October 2016

I Am Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much, Stella Young
https://www.ted.com/talks/stella_young_i_m_not_your_inspiration_thank_you_very_much

Welcoming Diversity Forum, November 2016
Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection, Reshma Saujani
https://www.ted.com/talks/reshma_saujani_teach_girls_bravery_not_perfection?language=en

Welcoming Diversity Forum, February 2017
Why Gender Equality is Good for Everyone — Men Included, Michael Kimmel
https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_kimmel_why_gender_equality_is_good_for_everyone_men_included

Welcoming Diversity Forum, March 2017
Everyday Sexism, Laura Bates
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhjsRjC6B8U

In addition to these Welcoming Diversity Forum meetings, the Psychology Diversity Committee coordinated these three additional activities:

January 2017
SafeZone Ally Training
Led by Dr. Umieca N. Hankton, University of Memphis Counseling Center
http://www.memphis.edu/safezone/

April 2017
What Psychology Means to Me
American Psychological Association's "I Am Psyched!" Event focusing on women of color psychologists
http://www.apa.org/pi/women/museum-day/default.aspx

April 2017
Welcoming Diversity Presentation Series
Politics and Erotics: The Formation of Gender Identities Across LGBTQ Communities
Featuring Dr. Heidi Levitt, University of Massachusetts, Boston
https://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/faculty/heidi_levitt