Faculty mentor: Coco James
As humans, we tend to thrive in a community. Whatever that community may be, it is filled with others who see you eye to eye in certain issues. Acceptance goes side by side with validation. Rejection cancels validation, as if whoever you are claiming to be can never be who you truly are in their eyes. Rejection, overall, causes unrealized changes in thoughts, actions, and in a person’s mindset. These thoughts can be dangerous to the person’s mental and emotional health.
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