Symposium

Of Rising Scholars

Spring 2024

Akhilesh will be presenting at The Symposium of Rising Scholars on Saturday, March 23rd! To attend the event and see Akhilesh's presentation.

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Akhilesh Uppala

Class of 2026

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  • "Community Psychology: Dive into the fundamentals of psychology's impact on communities and social justice" with mentor Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo (Nov. 14, 2023)

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Community Psychology: Dive into the fundamentals of psychology's impact on communities and social justice

Started Sept. 26, 2023

Abstract or project description

In this pod you will explore the theories, research, and practical applications that inform the fields of community psychology and social justice. We'll focuses on understanding and addressing the social, cultural, and systemic factors that influence well-being and social inequities. Through this process, you'll learn about conducting research and develop a skill set you can use to work to make changes you'd like to see in your community.