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

Welcoming Diversity Forum, October 2016

I Am Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much, Stella Young

Welcoming Diversity Forum, November 2016
Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection, Reshma Saujani

Welcoming Diversity Forum, February 2017
Why Gender Equality is Good for Everyone — Men Included, Michael Kimmel

Welcoming Diversity Forum, March 2017
Everyday Sexism, Laura Bates

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

April 2017
What Psychology Means to Me
American Psychological Association's "I Am Psyched!" Event focusing on women of color psychologists

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