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Columbia Graduate School

Chapter Co-Coordinators: Paola Muñoz Rojas, Danielle Duval

Meet the leadership team!

Contact: Peer Mental Health Coordinator, Paola, at pmm2169@tc.columbia.edu 

WHAT’S UP AT COLUMBIA GRAD?

Project LETS at Columbia Grad (independent org) initiatives for the Fall:

1) Creating and co-facilitating Project LETS Spaces. These are mental health support groups (i.e. Survivor Coalition, Women and Nonbinary People of Color support group; First-generation/low-income Peer Support Group, Art and Healing, etc.).

2) Project LETS Panels (student led, student attended) on topics like PTSD, disordered eating, Living with a Highly Stigmatized Mental Illness, OCD, imposter Syndrome within the Ivory Tower, etc. Other events include "Failure Confessionals" (where student submit letters regarding their failures in order to normalize the process), "Secret Life of Eating", etc.

3) Potential new events titles: "when the rainbow is enuf: WoC and Mental Health"; "Dialogue on Trigger Warnings"; "Breaking Bread Dialogues"; "Weekly Guided Meditation"; "Accessible CBT techniques for Well-being", etc.

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If you are still interested in training to become a peer-counselor or to become a part of our board, please feel free to reach out! We are still seeking (1-2) Political Action Coordinators, (1) Story-telling Coordinators, and (1) Undergraduate Liaison.

 [Image description: a rainbow background and the title "when the rainbow is enuf: WoC Community Mental Health" for 2/1]

[Image description: a rainbow background and the title "when the rainbow is enuf: WoC Community Mental Health" for 2/1]

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[Image description: a light blue background with a clockwork image on the back and the title of the event is Project Lets at Columbia Grad presents "TW: Trigger Warnings, Safe(r) Spaces, and Emotion Labor of Disabled Students of Color"; both images have a red and blue Project LETS at Columbia Grad logo]

 [Image Description: flyer with blue and red birds and pastel florals in the background. Reads: Project LETS @ Columbia Grad Survivor Coalition Peer Support Group. Date and Time: TBA. "We believe Anita Hill. We Believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. We believe one another, and most importantly we believe ourselves. If you believe in building an unapologetic, intersectional, honest, anti-oppressive, and affirming space for survivors, by and for us: join our comunidad! Topics will include mental health and self-are amongst general unstructured venting with one another and exploring community coping mechanism."]

[Image Description: flyer with blue and red birds and pastel florals in the background. Reads: Project LETS @ Columbia Grad Survivor Coalition Peer Support Group. Date and Time: TBA. "We believe Anita Hill. We Believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. We believe one another, and most importantly we believe ourselves. If you believe in building an unapologetic, intersectional, honest, anti-oppressive, and affirming space for survivors, by and for us: join our comunidad! Topics will include mental health and self-are amongst general unstructured venting with one another and exploring community coping mechanism."]

We are working to start a Survivor Coalition Peer Support Group. The group is open to anyone who is a survivor of sexual violence, and is not exclusive to cis-women. Anyone within the community (outside of Columbia included) is welcome to join! If you are interested in being a member or co-facilitator please feel free fill out the form below. All membership and information within the group is confidential.

Membership Confidential Form