Black Mixed-race Children & Identity
Date: Wednesday, April 27 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Presenters: Yasmin Smith, Social Worker, Jodie Sawyers-Petkovich, Child Youth Counsellor, Jules Orlando, Child Youth Counsellor, and Kelly Gray, Teacher
Description: Please join us for a one-hour informative session on supporting children who identify as mixed-race. During this session, we will talk about how Identity may be constructed, some common experiences that Black mixed-race children have, and some of the challenges that can impact mental health. We will also discuss talking with children and youth about race. Lastly, this presentation will include tips for affirming identity.