Speakers and Book Talk Videos

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Trinity Commons Speaker Series with Yusef Salaam

January 27, 2022

At the Speaker Series on Jan 20, the keynote speaker Dr. Yusef Salaam talked about his lived experience with the US Justice System as it relates to his work as a prison reform activist.


Mind-Body Health and Meditation

May 21, 2021

This information session will explore the interaction between the mind and body, and how it can impact both our mental and physical health. It will explore how chronic disease, if not adequately controlled, can lead to pain, emotional distress, and physical hardship. Lastly, this talk will integrate how mindfulness exercises, like meditation, can assist individuals in achieving mind-body balance, enabling individuals to develop a positive attitude for maintaining their overall health. Speaker: Akruti Patel, B.A., PhD Student of Clinical Health Psychology, Pace University.


Trinity Common Speaker Series with Hannah & Charlie Lucas

Speaker Series with Hannah & Charlie Lucas

May 18, 2021

After an experience with depression, Hannah Lucas and her brother Charlie developed the notOK app to help take the guesswork out of asking for help in times of crisis. Join this conversation with Hannah and Charlie to learn more about youth mental health, their app, and ways for youth to create resources in their own communities.


Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

May 14, 2021

Exercise is not only beneficial for the body and physiological health. It has an enormous impact on the mental, cognitive, and psychological wellbeing. This presentation will review the benefits and improvements that physical exercise has on our overall well-being and the brain processes that are associated. Speaker: Martin Angielovski, MA, PhD Student of Clinical Health Psychology, Pace University


Trinity Commons Speaker Series with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

author of The Body Keeps the Score

May 13, 2021

The New York Times bestseller The Body Keeps the Score transformed our understanding of traumatic stress. In conversation moderated by Lineage Project’s Jessica Mingus, the author Dr. Bessel van der Kolk will focus on how his research and treatments free trauma survivors from the tyranny of the past. Join us on Thursday, May 13, at 6pm EDT for this discussion.


Racism, Mental Health and Advancing Social Justice

May 7, 2021

For American people of color, racism is a major source of stress that takes a toll on both physical and mental health. This includes not only the stress of racist interpersonal encounters, but also the impact of structural and institutional racism on everyday life, which often occurs in ways that are invisible. Join us as we examine some of the effects of racism on well-being among Black and Indigenous People of Color, as well as some of the work being done to combat the harm of racism in our communities.


Health and Life Satisfaction

April 30, 2021

This information session covers a range of topics including defining what health means to individuals, how one can attempt to maintain a balanced lifestyle, and how by creating personal goals and attributes life satisfaction can be achieved. We explore resources within the community that can support individuals in achieving their personal goals.