Intersectional Chats with White, Black and Asian Friends

Keith who is black, Rachael who is white and Ellice who is Asian, launch off the personal identity/racial experiences shared in their intro videos, and they discuss: (1) what is the worst question someone ask(ed)/(s) you? (2) how have you carried your experience(s) of racial threat/violence? (3) what is safe space to speak and process…Read more Intersectional Chats with White, Black and Asian Friends

Elaina, Biracial American Sharing Her Story

Elaina is a biracial Christian American. Elaina introduces herself and shares her story of experiences of social racial development in her family and geographies, as they moved as a military-family, as well as complex social experiences of rejection based on her partner's race when she dated and was in an interracial relationship with an Haitian…Read more Elaina, Biracial American Sharing Her Story

Keith, Black American Sharing His Story

Keith is a Black American. Keith introduces himself and shares his story of physical intimidation/physical aggression, and a threat on his life by police. He speaks of his coping skills and internal resources, and surviving life in an environment filled with racism. This is his introduction, as a panelist, in Counseling Care Circle’s project, “Catholic…Read more Keith, Black American Sharing His Story

Rachael, White American Sharing Her Story

Rachael is a White UCC Christian American. She shares her experiences of racial and sexual identities’ development in a complex environment of competing and ranking cultures. She shares from the heart, true stories from her life; there is no script. So there is nothing to archive in this post. Please view her telling her story…Read more Rachael, White American Sharing Her Story

Archive: Written Document of My Testimony for Ohio Senate Health Committee Bill SCR14 Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis and Promote Equality

Hello. My name is Ellice Park. I have three stories of how racism is harmful, to share today. I have so many experiences, but I want to demonstrate not only racism’s harmfulness to the public, but also how it is conveyed within families--and to show that families need social support to work through racism. Two…Read more Archive: Written Document of My Testimony for Ohio Senate Health Committee Bill SCR14 Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis and Promote Equality