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Professor Nathaniel Brown receives the 2020 ‘Ohana Honors Award

July 27, 2020

  • Dr. Nathaniel O. Brown
    Nina Johnson

Nathaniel (Nathan) Brown, assistant professor of Professional Mental Health Counseling, received the 2020 ‘Ohana Honors Award from the Association of Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ). As a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA), CSJ honors excellence in social justice and advocacy.

The CSJ ‘Ohana Honors award is given annually at the American Counseling Association conference in the Spring to honor individuals in counseling who affirm diversity and advocate for social justice in the spirit of nine elements of the indigenous Hawai’ian concept of “Ohana or extended family: Malama: Caring, Aloha: Unconditional Love, Ha’aha’a: Humility, Mana: Spiritual Power, Na’auuo: Intelligence, ‘Olu’olu: Courtesy, Lokomaika’i: Generosity. Koa: Courage. Kupono: Integrity, Honesty.

Brown’s dedication and commitment to social justice advocacy in counseling are reflective of the elements of ‘Ohana. You’re truly admired and valued, congratulations on being awarded the ‘Ohana Honors Award!

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