Facilitated by: Dr. Shamyka Sutton, Ph.D
Join us Thursday, February 2nd, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for the first Lunch and Learn in our Black History Month Series.
Dr. Shamyka Sutton will share insights about Black culinary roots and how the slave trade shaped today’s soul food. Attendees will learn the difference between soul food and southern food and patterns of misattribution in our food culture that dismisses our ancestors' role in culinary arts. Finally, attendees will be encouraged to try new recipes, which will be provided.
Dr. Shamyka Sutton is a clinical forensic psychologist and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider. Originally from Palo Alto, CA., she joined Western State Hospital (WSH) as a pre-doctoral intern in 2012. She currently serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for the Gage Center at WSH, under the Department of Social and Health Services. Dr. Sutton takes pride in supporting staff and mentoring students and is the WSH Critical Incident Stress Management Coordinator and Psychology Practicum Training Coordinator. Dr. Sutton has been a member of BUILD since June 2022 and is presently a member of BUILD's History and Activities Subcommittee.
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