Weekly Community Autism Peer Specialist Meeting

Join us for an informative meeting focused on all things autism. Our goal is to share activities and supports available in the autism community. We will cover the latest research, personal experiences, and the new Community Autism Peer Specialist program. Let’s brainstorm creative ideas and develop a committee to help the autism community thrive. Join us virtually every Thursday at 2 p.m. Zoom link Password: 022423 For more information, email Khylil Robinson.

Black Mental Health Matters

Black Mental Health Matters (Part II) is a webinar facilitated by Dr. Eunice Peterson, a board-certified Adult, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. The webinar is an interactive presentation with a Q&A session designed to provide participants with an understanding of how racism impacts mental health. Dr. Peterson will present information on how systemic racism and the Black community's experience with police brutality (directly and indirectly) impact young people's mental health, in particular. Dr. Peterson will examine how racial microtraumas and microaggressions adversely impact mental health in the African American community. While both Part I and Part II of "Black Mental Health Matters" are open to all participants, Part II of the series is designed to be informative for those who face mental health challenges and the families and communities that support them. Learning Objectives To understand the history that informs the barriers to seeking mental healthcare in the Black community/communities of color and to learn some of the ways in which racism impacts mental health. To better understand the key determinants of racial equity in delivering mental health services and to sensitize healthcare professionals to the equity challenges across race in mental health services. To learn about the ways in which police brutality and other forms of institutional racism impact the mental health in the Black community and communities of [...]

Black Generational Wealth: Keep It In the Family

Hear from live examples of generational wealth from some of our very own neighbors.  Be inspired and informed on how to foster the mindset and motivation of wealth from one generation to the next. Topics: Generational & Surviving Black Businesses Specific business owners - manufacturing, construction, professional service, retail, etc Personal background & business history Current profile Future goals Succession plan Words of wisdom

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