Resilience: As the Bamboo Bends – Coping with the Stress of COVID-19 with Dr. Satsuki Ina

July 21, 2020

Webinar presented by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center) featuring Dr. Satsuki Ina discussing how to cope with the stresses of COVID-19. Dr. Ina provides an interactive discussion and Q & A, drawing on Japanese American values and perspectives to understand and bring our best to successfully cope with restrictions imposed on all of us as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Webinar recorded on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

About Dr. Satsuki Ina: Satsuki Ina, PhD was “born doing time” at Tule Lake—she’s gone on to become an award-winning filmmaker, author, activist, and psychotherapist who specializes in collective trauma. Dr. Ina is Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of Education, California State University. She currently has a psychotherapy private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in Collective Trauma. She is co-founder and organizer of Tsuru for Solidarity, a direct action, grassroots organization of Japanese American social justice advocates and allies protesting the current incarceration of innocent families seeking asylum at the border. Her upcoming book, Be Strong, Don’t Cry: Love and Resistance in an American Concentration Camp will be published by Heyday Press, Berkeley in 2021.