We are honoring our commitment to serve as a resource and create a space for belonging at Ivy Tech. As we live, work, learn, and create during this time, we are going to start with a virtual series of Lunch and Learns to support our community. Visit our YouTube Channel for the recordings: https://youtu.be/u_MPlLv08xA
June 2: The Disproportionate Realities of COVID-19 and the African American Community
COVID-19 is affecting African Americans in alarming and disproportionate ways. African Americans are contracting and dying at higher rates than many populations. Why is this the case?
June 9: The Working Parent/Caretaker Experience
Working parents/caretakers all over the world are now taking on the role of parent, teacher, cafeteria cook, tutor, and entertainer while attempting to work from home. What impact is COVID-19 having on working parents/caretakers?
June 16: Advocating for the LGBTQ community
According to the Human Rights Campaign, the lives and livelihoods of many in the LGBTQ community are at risk amidst the COVID-19 Crisis. In addition to the greater risk of health complications this community may face as a result of COVID-19, LGBTQ Americans are more likely to live in poverty and lack access to adequate medical care and other basic necessities during the pandemic.
June 23: COVID-19 and Managing Mental Health and Other Disability Concerns
Uncertainty brings anxiety, sadness and fear. The pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health and has certainly affected people with other disabilities. Let’s talk about it.
June 30: Staying Connected in a Virtual World
While we are working remotely and priorities have shifted, how has mentorship and networking been impacted by COVID-19? Engage to learn tips for ensuring you stay connected with your network and how to sustain your professional relationships from afar.