Diversity Resources

News, resources and information on diversity and multicultural issues.

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.…

UCA and ArPA Diversity Summit – October 7

University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is hosting a diversity summit on Friday, October 7th, 2016, from 9am to 4 pm. Location is the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, Arkansas Keynote Speaker: Huberta Jackson-Lowman, PhD “The Diversity Mandate: Fostering Social Justice and Mental Health” Other workshops and sessions include: Workshops for undergraduate and graduate students Workshop on…

Kudos to the ArPA Diversity Committee

On yesterday, July 14th, 2016, under the leadership of Drs. Khiela Holmes and Nick Rios, the ArPA Diversity Committee convened a community gathering at Christ Church in Little Rock. The topic of discussion was, “Affirming The Transgender Community – A Discussion with Local Leaders.”   Panelists included: Dr. Janet Cathey – OB/GYN with the UAMS Gender…