Diversity Resources

News, resources and information on diversity and multicultural issues.

Relocation, Arkansas: Aftermath of Incarceration

Event: Film Screening, “Relocation, Arkansas: Aftermath of Incarceration” The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is hosting a free screening of the film, “Relocation, Arkansas: Aftermath of Incarceration” on Friday, July 13, from 3-5 pm in the Ron Robinson Theater on the Central Arkansas Library campus in the River Market area, Little Rock. The film addresses…

In Remembrance: Dr. Joseph L. White, Trailblazing Black Psychologist

Pioneering black psychologist, Joseph L. White, PhD, died in December 2017 at the age of 84. He was the first African American to receive a doctorate in clinical psychology from Michigan State University in 1961. He spent the last 27 years of his distinguished career as a professor at University of California Irvine. Affectionately referred…

APA PRESIDENT CONNECTS BLACK HISTORY MONTH TO PSYCHOLOGY Press release from the American Psychological Association (APA), February 8, 2018 WASHINGTON — Following is the statement of Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, to mark Black History Month: “During Black History Month, I am particularly proud to celebrate some of the many African-American…

Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals

Report from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Fall Conference: Resources on Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals October 13, 2017 Pat Griffen, PhD “Gender Identity” was one of the featured workshops for the 2017 ArPA Fall Conference. The workshop was designed to provide a comprehensive overview of gender identity for psychologists and mental health professionals to…

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…