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Garden Commons Workday
Mondays, Jan. 16th – Apr. 24th, 1-2pm
Garden Commons at the Cultural Center

Join us in UofL’s organic garden for our group workdays! Learn (by doing) how to grow vegetables all year-round in our greenhouse, aquaponics system, and outdoor beds! Anyone can work in the garden any time, but we’ll gather together every Monday at 1pm from Jan. 16th to Apr. 24th. No prior experience necessary. Tools & gloves provided. The Garden Commons is open to participation any time from students, staff, faculty, and community members. Everyone who comes is welcome to share in the harvest! Connect with us and get all the details on our Facebook Page.

Discussion: Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and Black Healing
Monday, Feb. 6th, 6:30-8:30pm
School of Public Health and Information Sciences (485 E. Gray St) Room 103

Guest facilitator Pam Newman is an organizer for black liberation and a student and mental health advocate. At this discussion participants will explore the theory of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTSS) which was developed by Dr. Joy DeGruy. PTSS explains how generations of slavery have traumatically affected black individuals and communities and how healing can be promoted and sustained. This discussion is primarily for students, faculty and staff interested and supportive of exploring these subjects. Several copies of Dr. DeGruy’s book will be given away to a few participants at this event! Sponsored by the UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Office of Public Health Practice & Community Outreach, and the Health Sciences Center’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Registration and full details here.

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