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Before proceeding with our June Enewsletter, we wanted to re-share our statement in support of Black communities ([link removed]) . While we acknowledge that words will not be enough on their own, we stand firmly and use our voices to demand accountability from law enforcement, to condemn racism, and to dismantle oppressive systems.
Black Lives Matter.
In this issue:
What We Do >> Virtual Programs (#Virtual) • N (#Events) ational Conference (#Events)
Our Stories >> Intersectionality in STEM (#Medium) • #Clickworthy
Take Action >> Raise Your Voice for Democracy (#Action) • Donate (#Action) • Resources (#Resources)
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Webinars & Online Communities
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Catch up on last month's webinars on our YouTube channel:
* How To ([link removed]) Give Effective Online Presentations: Skills for Virtual Conferences and Online Classes ([link removed])
* Persistence is in our DNA: How to Stay Motivated as a Community College Student During COVID-19 ([link removed])
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Presidential Series on STEM + Culture Chronicle
In the latest topic from Dr. Sonia Zárate’s special series on STEM + Culture Chronicle, five members share the strengths and challenges of an intersectional identity in STEM.
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People & Partners
Dr. Torres is a professor, mentor, and SACNAS Lifetime member who was awarded Outstanding University Mentor and Outstanding Hispanic Student Mentor at last year's SACNAS conference. This month we're celebrating him as our June Mentor of the Month!
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Nominations are officially open for SACNAS Distinguished Awards. Submit a nomination to honor a scientist or mentor in your life.
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Hispanic Network Magazine (HNM) is the premiere resource magazine dedicated to the advancement of Latinos, Latinas, Hispanics & Native Americans. HNM provides and informs cutting edge concepts and is the link between the qualified students, career & business candidates, educational institutions, corporate America, and the federal government.
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in the name of SCIENCE!
Take action to increase STEM voter turnout by encouraging three friends to vote ([link removed]) , a part of of the #ScienceRising Challenge!
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Meetings & National Conference
The National Diversity in STEM Conference
As of today, the 2020 SACNAS conference is still planned to occur as scheduled. We will continue to modify and adjust as we monitor the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime we have updated our registration cancellation policy ([link removed]) and extended the early bird deadline to June 30, 2020.
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In Case You Missed It on Social Media...
Worth the read:
* SACNAS stands in solidarity ([link removed]) with Black communities #BlackLivesMatter
* Happy Pride Month! Celebrate by learning about life as a queer scientist and tips for being an ally ([link removed]) from featured speaker Dr. Lauren Esposito.
* Board Member Dr. Corey Garza was promoted to full professor ([link removed]) of Marine Science at CSU Monterey Bay.
* Lifetime member Dr. Mary Jo Ondrechen (Mohawk) awarded National Science Foundation grant ([link removed]) to study novel Coronavirus.
* Professional member Dr. Brandon Brown was quoted in TIME magazine about safe social distancing ([link removed]) practices.
* Graduate student member Evelyn Valdez-Ward received the Latino Excellence & Achievement Award ([link removed]) in Excellence in Research from UC Irvine.
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