Dinner/Program Meeting

  • Thu, January 18, 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall


Registration is closed

Social Time: 6:30 pm

Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

Program: White Privilege Activity

Guest Speaker: Amanda Giordana, UNT

Amanda L. Giordano, received her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her clinical experience includes work with chemically dependent clients, collegiate populations, and adults with mental health issues. Giordano's research interests include substance abuse counseling, spirituality issues in counseling, and counseling supervision. Dr. Giordano's presentation will discuss how privilege can manifest in society.  Specifically, she will provide examples of white privilege as well as how it may be expressed in the media, employment, education and the criminal justice system.  She will close by offering suggestions for effectively identifying and addressing these scenarios.

IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.

REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact Jean Stuart. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member.
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