bipoc students support group
A compassionate space for BIPOC undergraduate and graduate students students (18+) to share their experiences being BIPOC in spaces such as predominantly white institutions or in spaces that lack safety for be conversations around BIPOC mental health and building community.
Wednesday, March 29th at 6 PM PT
[ Email v a l e r i e u y m f t @ gmail . com or use Contact Form on Contacts page or below to sign up for info session! ]
Undergraduate & Graduate Students (18+),
anywhere in the US
Support Group for self-exploration and expression, skills development, community building, and sharing of internal and external resources
Zoom link to be sent upon sign up
To explore, learn and understand different layers within the BIPOC student experience. To find community, and help each other in the journey of self-exploration and self-empowerment.
$180 for all 6 sessions
Sliding scale & payment plans available
Begins April 5th, 2023
4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, & 5/10
Welcome & Introduction:
BIPOC Students & Mental Health
Discuss confidentiality and establish ground rules for safety and participation.
Explore the meaning of being a BIPOC student and impacts on your mental health.
Learn to Be Self-Compassionate
Explore relationship to emotions
Learn tools to address emotions
Learn what it means to be gentle with oneself.
Self-Care & Building Community
Explore ways to cope with racial trauma and experiences associated with being a BIPOC student, including meditation/mindfulness exercises, media consumption, etc.
- Explore ways to build community within or outside of school.
Deconstruct Imposter Syndrome
& Low Self-Esteem
Explore ways that systemic racism leads to self-doubt, including how your lens may differ from non POC faculty and peers
Explore topics such as microaggressions, differences in treatment from peers, etc
Setting Boundaries & Taking Up Space
Explore setting boundaries - implicit/invisible or explicit.
Explore ways to take up space, whether it is seeking supports through community, self-advocacy, activism, etc.
Review topics discussed and skills learned
Highlight insights and major takeaways
Discuss strengths and struggles of being a BIPOC student