“From Surviving to Thriving: How We Empower 

Inclusive Well-Being on Our Campuses”


Wednesday, June 20th

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.           Registration, Scripps College

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.           Opening Reception, Scripps College

Thursday, June 21st

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.           Registration/Breakfast, Pomona College

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.            Welcome from CHAS Steering Board

9:45 – 11:15 a.m.         Opening Keynote by Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble

Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble is a recognized expert in adolescent depression disparities as evidenced by her appointments to the American Psychological Association Board to Develop Depression Treatment Guidelines and the PCORI National Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities.  She currently leads multiple research teams with a focus on patient-centered outcomes research, community-based participatory research, behavioral clinical trials, and faith-based mental health promotion.

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.      Roundtable Discussions and Reports

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.          Lunch and CHAS Updates

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.             Break

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.            Expert Panel – Wellness v. Inclusive Wellness: Transforming Our Practices

  • A Chicanx/ Latinx Perspective
  • Queer Men and Mental Health
  • The Role of Spirituality in the Thriving of Students of Color


3:00 – 4:00 p.m.            Concurrent Sessions

  • Outdoor Privilege
  • Community Engagement
  • Rooted in Earth
  • Grandmother’s Garden
  • How Academic Success Fuels Well-Being
  • Queer Latinx Students’ Engagement and What It Means for Achievement and Success
  • Using a Mindfulness App to Support Student Wellness

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.            7C Campus Tours (Walking and Van)

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.             Dinner at CMC

Friday, June 22nd

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.             Breakfast, Pitzer College

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.          Speaker Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson “The Birds and the Bees of Belonging: Building Communities Where ALL Belong”

Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson is an educator focused on creating a society that values, supports, and loves people from all diverse identities. His work spans many identities and digs deep into issues facing LGBTQ+ communities, religious communities, and people of color. Joshua’s diverse background and passion for social justice fuels his work as he has served in student affairs, the classroom, and community non-profit organizations. Through dynamic workshops, inspirational presentations, and writing new literature, Joshua hopes to create hope for those marginalized and inspire allies to take action.

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

  • Wellness Initiatives for Undocumented Students
  • Healthy Masculinity
  • Compassion Fatigue in Higher Education
  • Mindfulness for People of Color
  • Positivity Pride Body Image
  • Using a JED Framework to Transform Campus Practices

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.         Networking Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.            Guided Institutional Planning and Shared Reports or Panel

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.             CHAS Closing and Wrap-Up/Evaluations