Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Title

Exploring Millennial Activism and Racial Equity Interventions in Ferguson, Missouri

Event Location / Date(s)

Myrtle Beach, SC

Document Type

Roundtable

Presentation Date

10-13-2018

Conference Name / Publication Title

2018 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Biannual Conference

Description

The Black Lives Matter movement flipped the script on civil rights activism. In an age of social media, millennial activism, and civil uprising, counselors must update ideals of professional advocacy in practice and understand the specific counseling needs of citizens effected by racism trauma and civil uprising. Exploring stakeholder experiences in Ferguson, MO revealed insights into cultivating racial equity in and out of the counseling room and classroom.

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