A quarterly publication of the Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA)
Promoting Leadership and Advancing Research Careers
- 15th anniversary of Diversity Initiative at State Leadership Conference
The Diversity Initiative, which works to involve ethnic minority psychologists in governance leadership, celebrates its 15th anniversary.
By Takako Suzuki, PhD
- Promoting psychological research and training on health disparities issues at ethnic minority serving institutions (ProDIGs)
The 2014 ProDIGs fellows participated in the Psychology Summer Institute.
By Nere Ayu, MA
- Underrepresentation of ethnic minority faculty in psychology
CEMRRAT grant funds research on ethnic minority psychology faculty in Arkansas and provides graduate assistantship for minority student in psychology.
By Darshon Anderson, PhD
- Another OEMA future psychologist of color moves on
Farewell from Nere Ayu, future psychologist and former OEMA program manager.
By Nere Ayu, MA
Updates From Ethnic Minority Psychological Associations
- National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA) draws record attendance at its 6th Biennial Conference
Details of the 2014 NLPA Biennial Conference, including event highlights and special recognition.
By Andrés J. Consoli, PhD, and Cynthia E. Guzmán, PhD
- Implications of the Society of Indian Psychologists' (SIP) commentary on the APA Code of Ethics are many, broad and deep
First of a three-part series detailing important findings of the SIP commentary.
By Melinda A. García, PhD
Public Interest Updates
- Ethnicity and Health in America Series
Raising public awareness concerning the varied health concerns of America's people of color while highlighting the impact of psychological factors on these health concerns.
- Psychology's contribution to improving health and reducing disparities among underserved and vulnerable populations
Ongoing activities and programs.
By Lula A. Beatty, PhD
- Legislative advocacy update
Chronicling the political and public advocacy of APA's Public Interest Government Relations Office over the course of 2014.
By Stefanie Reeves, MA, and Ben Vonachen
- Cyber Mentors Program to address disparities in HIV/AIDS and research funding
Cyber Mentors Program works jointly with APA's Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs and Office on AIDS to analyze disparities.
By Chris Nettles, MA
- APA's Safe and Supportive Schools Project
Promoting safe and supportive school environments to help prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among adolescents.
By Lacey Rosenbaum and Clinton W. Anderson, PhD
Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust recipients, new Squamish Tribe Wellness Center director, Massachusetts Psychological Association update and elders to be honored by multicultural conference.
Call for Proposals
- World Congress on Early Childhood Education
Proposals sought for summer 2015 World Congress on Early Childhood Education.
- Ethnic minority affairs resources
Cultural psychotherapy, school-to-poverty pathway and culturally competent health care.