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  • Celebrate Juneteenth

    Published on: Jun 18, 2020
    Every year, Juneteenth takes place on June 19 and is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Black Independence Day, and Cel-Liberation Day. This holiday commemorates the day in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the end of the Civil War and slavery.
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  • NECA Statement Against Racism

    Published on: Jun 17, 2020
    NECA reacts with abhorrence and repugnance regarding the grip that racism has had on this nation and the world. Racism is not only a national problem, but a global issue that concerns every country, culture, and individual who lives and works on this Earth. Our hearts go out to all of those affected by the murder of George Floyd and many others.
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  • AARC Condemns All Forms of Racism and Commits Funds for Research Investigating Racial Disparities

    Published on: Jun 03, 2020
    The Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) emphatically condemns racism, systemic oppression of Black people, and police brutality that directly resulted in the brutal killing of George Floyd. We stand united.
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  • AMCD Statement on Racialized Violence and Discrimination

    Published on: Jun 03, 2020
    AMCD strongly denounces the senseless, brutal killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other instances of brutal killings and abuses of power towards black and brown individuals living within a plethora of systemic inequities that perpetuate injustice.
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  • ACA Endorsed Anti-Trans Legislation Position Statement

    Published on: May 21, 2020
    The American Counseling Association Governing Council, at its Wednesday, February 12, 2020 meeting, endorsed the Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities Division (formerly Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Counseling) Position Statement Regarding Anti-Trans Legislation.
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  • Apply Now: American Counseling Association Foundation Offers Summer Grants

    Published on: May 20, 2020
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  • ACA's Response to Senator Sasse's Graduation Remarks

    Published on: May 19, 2020
    The American Counseling Association releases an official response to Senator Ben Sasse's graduation remarks about the mental health profession.
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  • ACA Statement on Undue Police Violence

    Published on: May 18, 2020
    ACA is committed to promoting counselor competence as it relates to addressing individuals and communities who have been negatively affected by instances of undue police violence and similar racially motivated acts.
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  • [Event Has Ended] Facebook Live Event – VA and the American Counseling Association Present: Annie

    Published on: May 05, 2020
    Join VA’s Office of Connected Care and the American Counseling Association at 12:00 p.m. on May 7, 2020 for a Facebook Live discussion to introduce you to Annie. VA continues to use virtual tools and technology to bring care closer to home for Veterans and Annie is part of this effort.
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  • American Counseling Association Foundation Awards Five Grants

    Published on: Apr 23, 2020
    The American Counseling Association Foundation provides grants twice a year to ACA members who are licensed professional counselors, counselor educators, or graduate students. The grants are awarded to individuals who are expanding their clinical services, reaching out to culturally diverse populations, or creating resources for those in need of counseling support. Grant applications are available online during each application period.
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