October 27 - 29, 2022
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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Eric Handy, EdD

Counselor at Diablo Valley College

Dr. Handy is a seasoned equity advocate, motivational speaker, multifaceted social justice educator and counselor with a passion for service; empowering college students and facilitating in their academic, personal, and professional success. With over 10 years’ experience as an education professional working with underrepresented populations in K-higher education Dr. Handy aligns dynamic vision with accessible outcomes through holistic development. As an equity-minded leader Dr. Handy has facilitated professional development strategically focused on racial equity and inclusion from organizing student success virtual town halls, planning interactive webinar series, to creating anti-racist leadership institutes.

Dr. Handy currently teaches Student Success and Career Development Counseling courses at Diablo Valley College. In addition, he serves as Co-Chair, of the Black Employee Network at Diablo Valley College (which is an affinity group amongst faculty and staff at the college whose mission is to support each other with professional development and students of color through intentional means). Moreover, he is the co-founder of the African American Male Leadership Program at Diablo Valley College, with the purpose to promote and increase student success through excellence, student learning and equity.

Additionally, Dr. Handy is an associate professor of counseling psychology in Kalmanovitz School of Education graduate program at Saint Mary’s College of California. Dr. Handy earned a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Mills College, master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s College of California in and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications that he earned at San Francisco State University.

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Sacred and Safe Space For African American Males
2022-10-29, 10:5 AM
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