Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs
The Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA) seeks to increase scientific understanding of how psychology pertains to both race/ethnicity and culture.
Programs and Services
CEMA Call for Nominations
Awards and Meetings
Call for Nominations for the Henry Tomes Awards for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology
The Tomes Awards, named in honor of one of the leaders and pioneers of ethnic minority psychology, are awarded biennially at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. The awards are funded by the member associations of the Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI). The winners of the 2015 CNPAAEMI Henry Tomes Awards will each receive an award trophy and a cash honorarium of $500.00 that will be presented during the opening reception of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit in Atlanta, Ga., January 2015. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 6, 2014.
- OEMA Senior Director Tiffany Townsend, PhD, gave the keynote address at the Psi Chi Inductions at Trinity Washington University on Oct. 10, 2014.
- ProDIGs grant awardees for 2014
- CyberMentor grant awardees for 2014
- Optimal Living from a Wolakota Perspective by Daniel V. Foster, PsyD, Rosebud Indian Health Service, S.D.
The Final Report: Developing Minority Biomedical Research Talent in Psychology
A Collaborative and Systemic Approach for Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Recruitment, Retention, Training, and Research Report
A Portrait of Success & Challenge Progress Report: 1997-2005 (PDF, 1.07MB)
A comprehensive assessment of the implementation of the APA/CEMRRAT Plan for Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training during the period of 1997 through 2005.