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Mental Health Seminar: User Friendly Service

Mental Health Seminar: User Friendly Service

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The Winston Salem Urban League’s (WSUL) Human Service Professionals Seminar will be held on May 23, 2019, from 9 am to 1 pm at Footnote, 634 W. 4th Street St. The seminar, held in partnership with the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, will provide human services workers with cutting edge training on topics related to the service of low-income communities.

Workshops discussing integrated care, trauma-Informed care, self-care for health services professionals, and alternative/holistic care, will be led by panelists from some of the Triad’s leading health organizations. The lunch keynote will address myths, stigmas, and barriers to accessing services. Health services professionals that attend the event will qualify for continuing education credits from Northwest Area Health Education Centers. We invite you to attend this informative event!

Date And Time

Thu, May 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

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Location

Footnote Coffee & Cocktails

634 West 4th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 

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Questions? Please contact Ashley Green by emailing agreen@wsurban.org or calling 336-717-1231

Black Women Made Visible: Melissa Harris-Perry in Conversation with dream hampton and Andrea Ritchie

Black Women Made Visible: Melissa Harris-Perry in Conversation with dream hampton and Andrea Ritchie

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Join Melissa Harris-Perry for a conversation with dream hampton and Andrea Richie.

Time magazine recently named award-winning filmmaker, writer, and organizer dream hampton among its 100 most influential people. Her most recent work, “Surviving R. Kelly”, Lifetime Television (2019), broke ratings records and had wide and far- reaching impact.

Andrea Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant and police misconduct attorney and organizer who has engaged in extensive research, writing, and advocacy around criminalization of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color. She is author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color.

When: Tuesday, April 30 @ 4pm

Where: Brookstown Inn 

                200 Brookstown Ave,   Room 302B 

               Winston Salem, NC  27101

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Action Steps: HB 490, 518 & 519

Action Steps: HB 490, 518 & 519

HB 490 & HB 518

SPEAK against HB 490 at the State and Local Government Committee hearing at the North Carolina State Capitol on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 10 am in hearing rooms 1228/1327 LB.

WRITE a letter to the editor of the Winston-Salem Journal and the Winston-Salem Chronicle. Visit www.journalnow.com and www.wschronicle.com.

CALL the bill authors, Representatives Lambeth and Conrad, and tell them to withdraw HB490 and HB518. Click here for sample phone scripts.

EMAIL the bill authors, Representatives Lambeth and Conrad, and appropriate legislative committee members and tell them you oppose HB490 and HB518. Click here for sample letters. Click here to Download contact information for the members of the House of Representatives K-12 Education Committee.

Representative Donny Lambeth:

Representative Debra Conrad

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HB 519

SIGN the Color of Change petition calling for the withdrawal of HB 519. To do so, visit:  campaigns.organizefor.org/p/Winston-Salem.

WRITE a letter to the editor of the Winston-Salem Journal and the Winston-Salem Chronicle. Visit www.journalnow.com and www.wschronicle.com.

CALL/EMAIL the bill authors, Representatives Lambeth and Conrad, and tell them to withdraw HB519. Click here for sample emails.

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Mental Health Lunch & Learn

Mental Health Lunch & Learn

Join the Winston Salem Urban League for a free Lunch and Learn Thursday, March 28th, as Choey Gilreath, LPCA leads us in an open conversation surrounding mental health stigmas, education on mental health, and tools to identify personal mental health needs. Afterwards, one on one referrals and resources will be provided to all those in attendance, regardless of insurance. This event is free and open to community.

Date: Thu, March 28, 2019
Time: Noon –  2 PM
Location: LaDeara Crest Resource Center, 2531 Ladeara Crest Ln, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

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