This handout offers ten recommendations with specific suggestions as to how organize support groups for immigrant families and communities. The underlying premise is that social support is especially important for immigrants to learn from each other and have their experiences validated by others in similar circumstances.
This study is the first of its kind to document the negative impact on adolescents of viewing race-related trauma events online. Viewing viral videos is associated with depressive and PTSD symptoms among adolescents of color, more so with girls than boys and especially so for Latinx youth.
The authors provide a tool for clinical encounters that allows practitioners to add an
assessment of how social conditions and practical logistics “undermine the capacities of patients to access health care, adhere to treatment, and modify lifestyles successfully.” The tool makes visible the structural vulnerabilities that create health inequities for patients.
This beautifully written memoir recounts the impact on one child as he grows up in a country where his family, friends and neighbors are under constant threat of deportation. The book details the exhausting and corrosive work of living under the radar in order to survive in a country that threatens your very existence.
This is a brutally frank interview with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio and Maria Hinojosa about the complexities of being the child of undocumented immigrants, focusing on the ways the tasks assigned to children of immigrants can be at once overwhelming and empowering. She underscores the many assaults to personal dignity the immigration system entails.