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Resume Workshop with Yvonne Druyeh Dodd from Evi D Consulting
The average corporate job opening attracts over 250 resumes and that number grows for public sector jobs. This competitive market particularly affects many qualified QTBIPOC (Queer Trans Black Indigenous and People of Color) community members who are disproportionately judged at face value alone. In this special session with Evi. D. Consulting Founder Yvonne Druyeh Dodd, participants will learn about different resume styles and discuss best practices for resume development in order to directly nourish their long-term financial wellbeing.
Eng: Day 2 Opening & Sexual Pleasure as Wellness Plenary
Sexual Pleasure without Borders with Sucia Urrea and Melina Gaze from Vulgar Placer Sexual sin Fronteras con Sucia Urrea y Melina Gaze de Vulgar In this special session with Dr. Daniel Castellanos, Director of Research & Innovation” at the Latino Commission on AIDS, we will hear about how sexual stigma has been shaping Hispanic/Latinx healthcare outcomes and what stigma-free futures and strategies are emerging to build healthier communities.
ENG: Economics of Criminalization and Survival
In this roundtable on the economics of criminalization and life beyond it, panelists will reflect on how public health and systems of harm converge and diverge and how to move toward the abolition of harmful public health practices. Moderator: Rev. Shawn Torres-Anderson, Latino Commission on AIDS Panelists: Dr. Trevor Hoppe, Professor and Author of "Punishing Disease" Marco Castro-Bojorquez, HIV Racial Justice Now Jasmine Tasaki, Black and Pink
Eng: Afro/Latinx Migrant Solidarity Closing Conversation
In this closing conversation, we have invited Alianza Americas and BLMP+ to reflect on previous Encuentro 2020 sessions. Panelists will discuss current pandemic landscapes, the critical role that financial, sexual, and linguistic mobility, particularly for Black immigrants and TPS holders currently, has to play in healing our communities, as well as strategies and models for healthy communication while organizing and beyond Moderator: Jose Romero, Latino Commission on AIDS Panelists: Yanira Arias, Alianza Americas Alan Pelaez Black LGBTQIA+ MIgrant Project
ENG Language Justice Legacies, Realities, and Futures Roundtable
More than 25 million U.S. residents are classified as Limited English Proficient, yet no federal standards or consistent investment exist for language services in healthcare settings and elsewhere, leading some to declare that the “revolution will not be in English.” In this roundtable, our panelists will discuss historical legacies, current realities, and future possibilities of language services/philosophies for abolishing harmful societal/public-health practices and building trusting/visceral relationships. Moderator: José Romero, Latino Commission on AIDS Panelists: Mara Youdelman, National Health Law Program Dr. April Baker-Bell, Professor and Author, "Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy Ada Volkmer, Center for Participatory Change and Se Ve Se Escucha podcast
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