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For Us, By Us: Removing the “I” from Intersectionality

Many conversations focus solely on race, without a thorough examination of how individuals’ various other identities and experiences impact their health outcomes. Coined by Dr. Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, intersectionality has become the buzzword of our time but the framework is often misunderstood. Participants will learn about the foundations of intersectionality and its impact on equity-seeking communities of various races, genders, sexualities, belief systems, immigration statuses, and abilities as well as its common myths and misperceptions.