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Well-Being Coach supporting students connected to community centers and ethnic theme houses

Maija Cruz ('12) she/her

Education: AA, Milwaukee Area Technical College;  BA in Psychology, Focus in Mind, Culture and Society, Stanford University;  Co-Active Training Institute Coaching Certification (expected completion 2021)

Professional Interests:  Decolonizing mental health and Indigenizing mindsets and processes; active Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion education and implementation; dismantling social barriers to mental health support and resources

Personal Interests:  Seeking out Indigenous representation in literature, media, and art, particularly interested in themes of Indigenous futurism; consuming documentaries and true crime media; reading at least 3-4 books at a time to accommodate any given mood; long-distance care of my mom and quadriplegic aunt; sharing my day-to-day life nurturing relationships and experiences with my husband, my chosen family, and our dog, Potato.

Email: maijac@stanford.edu

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