Diversity Resources

News, resources and information on diversity and multicultural issues.

Diversity Film Night: Promises

Please join the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Diversity Committee for viewing of the film,Promises, and discussion to follow. Promises is a 2001 documentary that examines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspectives of 7 children living in the Palestinian communities in the West Bank and Israeli neighborhoods of Jerusalem. There will be a 30 minute discussion following…

Slavery By Another Name: ArPA Film Night

Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Diversity Film Night Date and Time: Wednesday, March 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Philander Smith College, Titus Building, Room 107 There will bee a 30 minute discussion following the showing of the 90-minute film, “Slavery by Another Name”. The event is free and open to all, and no registration is required. For more…

Civil Rights Movement Luminary Speaks

Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Comes to Little Rock, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 From UALR Joel E. Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity: Join us at the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 1201 McMath Avenue, in the Friday Courtroom at 6 p.m on Tuesday, March 14, where Civil Rights Movement luminary,…

Black History Month Celebration

Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Celebrates Black History Month Patricia L. Griffen, PhD, Former President of ArPA The initial national recognition of the history of black people in America was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 as “Negro History Week.” Carter G. Woodson was the son of a slave, born in New Canton, Virginia…

MLK’s Challenge to Psychology

Fifty years ago and six months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the American Psychological Association. In September, 1967, Martin Luther King Jr., was only 38-years-old but already president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when he took the podium at APA’s Annual Convention in…

Diversity Committee: Hispanic Heritage Month Activities

ArPA’s Diversity Committee Active in the Community for Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage Month was from September 15th through October 15th On September 22, 2016, the ArPA Diversity Committee partnered with the Arkansas Hispanic Health Coalition, Arkansas Human Development Corporation, Ventanilla de Salud, and Mexican Consulate to host a discussion with Latino leaders in Arkansas.…