Communal Healing

BLM Communal Healing is a mental health initiative that dismantles systemic and interpersonal cycles of violence in black communities. We destigmatize mental health, hold policymakers accountable, and develop radical alternatives to mental health care structures.

Vision:
To foster the mental and emotional healing of black communities by building sustainable and revolutionary ways of loving and supporting each other.

Free Movie! 13th – From Slavery to Mass Incarceration & Policing 4/19

When the 13th amendment was ratified into law on December 6, 1865, it abolished slavery, with one key caveat: “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” More than 150 years later, the United States incarcerates more people on earth than any other country in history. Join us for a ...

2 Years too Long: Honoring Pierre Loury 4/12

On Monday, April 11th, 2016 at approximately 7:40 pm, Chicago Police officer Sean Hitz shot and killed Pierre L. Loury, a 16 year-old teenager from Chicago’s North Lawndale, West side neighborhood. Join us in Pierre’s neighborhood to mark 2 years since his murder and join us with his family, friends and loved ones to honor ...

Stories Against Stigma 4/5

Join us and the Mental Health Movement this Thursday April 5th 6-9pm at University Church Cafe 5655 S. University.