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The New Mexico Black Leadership Council (NMBLC) Townhall

The New Mexico Black Leadership Council (NMBLC) is hosting a townhall titled Racial Reckoning: True Equity in Mental Health.

They are inviting to this townhall community members, practitioners, national speakers, elected officials and change agents on the vanguard of effective change and fostering true equity in New Mexico's behavioral health systems. You and everyone in your networks are welcome to attend this FREE townhall scheduled on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm MST REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE THERE'S SOMETHING FOR ALL OF US "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King Jr. While this conversation centers and amplifies Black voices, the New Mexico Black Leadership Council understands the need to include everyone in this equity conversation. You will not want to miss this opportunity to convene with local community members, national experts, and national legislative members to commence this important conversation to ensure that everybody is truly visible and acknowledged in the realm of mental and behavioral health. The practitioners who represent the New Mexico Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) community voices that are leading the community visioning sessions include: · Lazarus Nance Letcher, MA, Doctoral Candidate · Kee Straits, PhD · Sachi Watase (or Designee), New Mexico Asian Family Center · Jamal Martin, PhD, MPH · Fred Sandoval, MPA · See their bios here! WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT · A "State of the State" epidemiology report that applies a public health model approach to changing behavioral health outcomes in BIPOC communities · Interactive BIPOC Community Visioning Regarding Actionable Transformative Systems Change · Elected Officials, Policymakers and Funders Panel Discussion About Mental Health in New Mexico · Training from nationally recognized speaker & leading expert on Black mental health and youth suicide · FREE: 3 Cultural CEU hours will be offered to practitioners. On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1:30pm MT, go to to join the townhall

Have Questions? Email or call The New Mexico Black Leadership Council (NMBLC) at or 505-407-6784 New Mexico Black Leadership Council 1258 Ortiz Dr SE, #304, Albuquerque, NM 87108

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