Article Index
Special Interest Groups
Bilingual Issues in Latinx Mental Health
Evidence Based Practice with Latinx Populations
Latinx Child, Adolescent, & Family Psychology
Mentoras/es y Líderes: Mirando hacia el Futuro SIG
NLPA Neuropsychology SIG
Orgullo Latinx: Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity
NLPA International Special Interest Group
Undocumented Immigrant Collaborative
Guidelines for proposing a Special Interest Group
Support for SIGs from NLPA
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Chair: Lucinda Bratina, Ph.D., [email protected] 

The Afro-Latinx SIG seeks to address the psychological implications of the historical and presistent invisibility, marginalization, and social exclusion of Latinx of African descent, also known as Afro-descendientes, Afro-Latinx or Black Latinx. The relationships between racism, poor health outcomes, psychological distress, trauma symptoms, poor self-concept, and lower life satisfaction have been increasingly reported among Afro-Latinxs. In collaboration with NLPA we aim to do the work of supporting the Afro-Latinx community by bringing visibility to these experiences and their consequences, while fostering affirming and supportive spaces for Afro-Latinx, and leading the way in advocating and organizing social justice efforts that promote the well-being of Latinx of African descent.