For every resident in Howard County and every family in Howard County public schools to be equally represented in the community and to have equitable access to services and resources.
To advance, empower and unite the Chinese and other immigrants in Howard County by advocating for the underrepresented, leading in civic activities, promoting greater community engagement, and supporting integration into the larger community.
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The Horizon Foundation Mental Health Film Festival continues with our screening of "Each and Every Day" on Monday, 10/18. This documentary explores youth mental health through the eyes of nine participants who have attempted suicide or have struggled with suicidal thoughts. They share not only challenges, but also their recoveries and hard-won wisdom about what made their life worth living.
Don’t forget to join us for the post-film discussion on 10/18 at 7:05 PM with Emily Her, a recent graduate and author who will share her lived experience; Dawn Duignan, LCSW-C and local mental health provider; and Dr. Shobhit Negi, child and adolescent psychiatrist and clinical director for the juvenile section at the Circuit Court of Baltimore City.
Get a full schedule of the film festival.
Topic: Growing Pains: The Journey to Being My Authentic Self
Time: October 8, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Speakers: Caroline Goon and Barry Liang
In this presentation, Ms. Caroline Goon will discuss the process of career exploration with a focus on three lessons learned from her own personal career experience and journey. The goal is to help students begin to thoughtfully consider and understand the elements of career planning and walk away with tangible action items to implement right away. The mentees will also hear from a guest speaker who will discuss how they chose their college major, their experience as interns at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the lessons learned as they continue in their post-graduate studies.
Click here for the bio of the panelists.
STUDENT STORYTELLING COMPETITION
Stories about Asian Americans and Their Contributions
Chinese American Museum in DC is pleased to announce a creative true story essay and short documentary film competition. Winners will be awarded prizes across different categories and will be showcased in a special exhibit at the museum, on its web site, and social media channels.
This competition aims to capture the true stories about Asian Americans and their important role in America. 6-12 grades students in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area are eligible to enter the competition.