Throughout the days on both 11/3 and 11/4, Let's Meditate! guides, CURW Chaplains, and members of the Dean of Students team will host a virtual space to invite you to reflect, meditate, and get some perspective. Guided reflections will happen every hour on the hour from 9am-5pm both days and last for 15 minutes. Open to all members of the Cornell community.
Event Description: Cornell faculty and staff members will facilitate a community conversation to help create a supportive and safe environment where students will feel empowered to reflect about the 2020 election, learn about resources available on campus, and create community during this time.
Date: Wednesday, November 4th
Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm EST
Link to registration: https://bit.ly/3e0F6wk
Teaching resource for faculty members: https://teaching.cornell.edu/fall-2020-course-preparation/teaching-election
Understanding US election as an International Students: https://internationalcenter.umich.edu/understanding-us-elections-international-student
Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment: https://scl.cornell.edu/identity-resources/multicultural-student-leadership-and-empowerment
First Generation & Low Income Support: https://scl.cornell.edu/identity-resources/first-generation-low-income-support
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:00pm
Processing and reflection during the election week and the following week
Staff Led: Tuesday 3:00-5:00m; Thursday 5:00-7:00pm
Student Led: Wednesday 5:00-7:00pm
Staff and student led office hours during the election week and the week following the election week, for student processing and reflection.
Tuesday, November 3rd from 8:00-9:00pm
Chat That w/ Topic: Election Night & Self-care.
Register in advance: http://bit.ly/ChatThat
Monday, November 9th at 6:30pm
Post Election Gender Justice Activism
Register in advance: http://bit.ly/ElectionGenderJustice
Thursday, November 5th at 7:00pm
What Happened and What's Next: https://events.cornell.edu/event/what_happened_and_whats_next_an_analysis_of_the_2020_election
Thursday, November 12th at 7:00pm
How Students Can Get Involved and Make Meaningful Change: https://events.cornell.edu/event/how_students_can_get_inolved_and_make_meaningful_changes
Shine, a BIPOC-owned self-care app, can help you figure out exactly how to take care of yourself through the election. Just take its interactive election self-care quiz here to get personalized tips and reminders. You can also hit up Shine’s in-app election-anxiety meditation playlist, which includes seven free meditations. (source: https://www.self.com/story/election-mental-health-resources)
Created by a nonprofit affiliated with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the free HealthyMinds Program app has meditations, exercises, and podcast-style lessons designed to build foundational mindfulness skills. It offers two new free meditations for the election, one on dealing with election anxiety here and one on empathy and healing around political division here. It also curated some more mental health tools for election stress, which you can check out here. (source: https://www.self.com/story/election-mental-health-resources)