Upcoming COWY AHEAD Meetings

Experiences of Latina/o College Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

March 29, 2024 at 2:00 PM

Description: This research study explored the experiences of Latina/o college students with mental health disabilities. Specifically, this lecture will discuss the academic and social experiences, the barriers and support services that impact the retention of Latina/o students with psychiatric disabilities in the postsecondary setting and discuss practical applications of the findings. The theoretical frameworks that will be discussed include intersectionality and DisCrit to incorporate a dual analysis of race and ability.

Bio: Dr. Adaly Reyes Martinez has worked in higher education for over ten years. Currently, she is the Director of Accessibility Resources at Pomona College. She holds a PhD in Higher Education from Claremont Graduate University, a Masters in Postsecondary Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of La Verne. Being the first in her family to attend and graduate from college, Dr. Martinez has made it her mission to be a scholar and educator who promotes and celebrates diversity, fosters equity, and promotes social justice in all of her work.

Reach out to the current communication chair for the registration link! The information is also located in groups.io

 

Spring 2024 Conference

April 19th 2024

The 2024 Spring Conference will be hosted at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. It will be a one-day event with the date TBD at this time. More details are soon to come! If you have questions, please contact the program chair.

 

Coffee & Conversations

Tuesday & Friday

Coffee and Conversations is a bi-monthly virtual opportunity for disability service providers in the Colorado-Wyoming region to get together to network, chit-chat, and discuss topics relevant to our work.

For the Spring 2024 semester, we will be meeting on the first Tuesday at 1:00 PM and fourth Friday at 9:00 AM of each month. Based on feedback and suggestions, we are accepting volunteers to host the Coffee & Conversations by facilitating conversation and presenting case work. There will be a sign-up sheet to come!

Reach out to the current communication chair for the calendar invite and ZOOM link! The information is also located in groups.io