In the Dominican Republic: Wrestling with Questions About Sex Tourism, Survival and Privilege
Faculty / School Projects

In the Dominican Republic: Wrestling with Questions About Sex Tourism, Survival and Privilege

It breaks my heart and sunders my soul to observe the sex workers here, to see young girls and women the same age as my nieces wooing white male tourists for sex in order to eat, to have a roof overhead or beds to sleep in, to care for a sick family member, to survive. A selfish part of me wishes I didn’t know what I know. Continue reading

Posts from the Dominican Republic: Presenting for U.N. Officials on Refugee Mental Health
Admission / School Projects

Posts from the Dominican Republic: Presenting for U.N. Officials on Refugee Mental Health

Adler School faculty and clinical psychologists along with students in our Human Rights & International Immersion course with Heartland Alliance are in the Dominican Republic this month. They’re working with community agencies on community education & prevention interventions for internalized stigmas related to homophobia & heterosexism, domestic violence, and harm-reduction strategies for substance use and HIV. Continue reading