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Racial Trauma-Informed Strategies in Supporting Students of Color

Friday Apr 12, 11am-12:30pm. Guest Speaker: Jasmine Lee. Facilitated by the Steve Fund.

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This seminar, led by guest speaker Jasmine Lee, will equip faculty, advisors, coaches and mentors who work with students of color with the tools and knowledge to recognize and support students as they experience mental health concerns. In this seminar participants will explore how racial trauma and racial battle fatigue impact the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color, and learn how to adopt trauma-informed strategies to support and empower students of color.

Event is facilitated by the Steve Fund, a national organization dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.


About the Presenter

Dr. Jasmine Lee is a highly motivated, passion-driven individual who considers herself a scholar, practitioner, and activist. She is proud of her Lansing, MI roots, where she started her college career at Lansing Community College. She currently works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she serves as the Director of Inclusive Excellence. For over a decade, Dr. Lee has served students directly by creating inclusive campus environments through direct programming, strategic student success initiatives, and collaborative leadership, along with consultation for racial climate concerns and broader diversity issues for faculty and staff across campus. Dr. Lee completed her doctoral degree in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education program at Michigan State University. Her research focuses broadly on Black college student experiences, social justice, and theory-to-practice methods for higher education professionals. Additionally, she holds a BSW from Eastern Michigan University and MSW from the University of Michigan.