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Stefanie Benjamin ~ Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism

RESET an acronym for Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism Tourism RESET is a multi-university and interdisciplinary research and outreach initiative that seeks to identify, study, and challenge patterns of social inequity in the tourism industry. Tourism RESET provides a community for scholars, educators and industry professionals to collaborate on and exchange ideas around…

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Surviving the Golden Gate Bridge, Suicide Prevention & Mental Health with Kevin Berthia

Kevin Berthia’s Story: “Hearing, Hope, & Healing” Kevin Berthia is a suicide survivor and prevention advocate. Kevin was born with a genetic major depression disorder. In 2005, at the age of 22, Kevin attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. “I had never dealt with any of the problems…

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