Paint Day with Mural Arts

Howell Park Tucked behind houses on the eastside of Greene St, between QueenLane and Hansberry St. Theentrance looks like a driveway., Philadelphia

Renowned artist James Burns has spent the past two years offering art classes to residents at Einstein LTSR. Inspired by this engagement, two murals with portraits of the residents and local community members are being installed at 114 W Queen & 5224 Green St. Join James at Howell Park to help paint parts of the mural. Additional activities for children will also be offered. The Consortium will join Mural Arts for this event and will be will be providing behavioral health screenings.

Virtual Town Hall for Youth and Families

Online https://forms.gle/vVPL2AQF2cGz3bTS6, Philadelphia

DBHIDS and community partners will host a virtual town hall event on Thursday, May 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Summer is fast approaching. What exists for youth and young adults when school is out? How can parents get support to send their child with special needs to camp? What are some resources to address the trauma of gun violence? How can youth and family members advocate for what they need? These questions and more will be addressed at the upcoming town hall. We also want to hear from youth, young adults, and family members about how they would like to continue to engage. Topics: Resource information for parents and caregivers Addressing community violence and trauma Youth programs and summer employment information Youth advocacy

Online Story Telling Training

Online https://forms.gle/vVPL2AQF2cGz3bTS6, Philadelphia

Storytelling Through Health and Wellness is a training that is facilitated by UrStorytellers and in collaboration with the City of Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS). This training is one of many training's that has been approved as a required prerequisite for applicants who want to pursue goals of becoming a Certified Peer Specialist. Our goal is to inform the recovery and faith-based communities on how to share their stories in addition to the importance of sharing them in community settings. This training is delivered by Zoom online, power point format and interactive activities that enhance this training. At the conclusion of the training, all participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Free

Immigrant Heritage Month Kick-off

Philadelphia City Hall 1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd (Philadelphia City Hall), Philadelphia

The opening ceremony and press conference will be held in partnership with the Office of Immigrant Affairs, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and WXPN. This event will feature cultural performances by Palante, a Latino dance company, and URIOL(우리얼), a traditional Korean percussion ensemble.  

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